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    Wakefield, David

    He is a horn player who has been a member of The American Brass Quintet since 1976.  He has performed in concerts and festivals throughout the world as well as making several radio appearances and televised concerts in the presence of Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.  He has performed with many orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, the Orpheus Chamber Ensemble and the Vienna Philharmonic, performed on Broadway, and has been the Principal Horn of the Little Orchestra Society and Aspen Festival Orchestra.  As a teacher he has been on the faculty of the Juilliard School , has taught with the American Brass Quintet as one of the first American brass players in China , and currently holds the position of Director of Brass Studies, Horn Faculty, in NYU.

     

    The American Brass Quintet recordings

    Masquing Ayre (John Adson)

    Summit DCD 181 (CD: Fyre & Lightning)

     

    Sources:

    1. http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/music/page.php?page_id=1016
    2. http://www.americanbrassquintet.com/Bios/biograph.htm

     

     

      

     

     



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