NEWS: David receives a Pew Performance Grant for a new song cycle "The Anchoress" based on text by Katie Ford, for singer Hyunah Yu, PRISM Quartet, and Piffaro: The Renaissance Band  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

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