David L. Brunner is Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at the University of Central Florida and well known for his work with singers of all ages, appearing as a popular honor choir conductor, clinician and composer in thirty-four states and internationally in Canada, the U.K, Europe, Australia and Japan, including the American Choral Directors Association, Music Educators National Conference and American Guild of Organists, the Association of British Choral Directors and the Kodály Societies of Canada and Australia, the International Cathedral Music Festival at Salisbury and Canterbury, the International Honor Band and Choir Festival at the Hague and Brussels, and the Choral Music Experience International Institute for Choral Teacher Education in England, Scotland and Wales.
Brunner is an imaginative composer who has received yearly ASCAP awards since 1997 and in 2000 joined a prestigious group of American composers when he was named Raymond W. Brock Commissioned Composer by the American Choral Directors Association. The New York Times has noted him as a “prolific choral writer whose name figures prominently on national repertory lists”. He is published by Boosey & Hawkes and Walton Music, with over one hundred compositions in print.
This year David conducts the North Dakota Junior High All-State Chorus, the Mississippi and Louisiana High School Mixed All-State Choruses, and the Charleston, South Carolina All-City High School Chorus; works with singers at Mississippi State University, the Clark County Children’s Chorus (Las Vegas, NV), and the Chattanooga Girl’s Choir; is Conductor/Clinician for the Colorado ACDA conference, the Heritage Festival at Riverside Church, NYC, the Orlando Liturgical Conference, and Composer-in-Residence for the Choral Music Experience Institute at Carthage College (WI). In addition he prepares choruses for performances of Mahler’s 3rd Symphony with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the orchestra of the University of Central Florida. New works premiere in Michigan, California, North Dakota, Mississippi, Nevada, Florida and at the National ACDA convention in Dallas.
A complete resource of David Brunner’s work can be found at www.davidbrunner.com.