NEWS: David receives a New Music USA grant to write a new violin concerto for Bella Hristova and five partner orchestras. Read here.

"A composer with something urgent to say" –Philadelphia Inquirer

"Arresting, dramatically hued...," "resourceful and emotionally charged...," "charming and imaginative..." –The New York Times

"Deserves his growing reputation as one of the up-and-comers of his generation." –Chicago Tribune

"A fine talent for evoking a sense of memory and mystery–Washington Post

Top 100 Composers Under 40 –NPR Music, 2011

"Orchestrates with the skill and sophistication of a Ravel"–Fanfare