David Rose

Violinist David  Rose’s  principal  teachers  have  been  Gerald  Stanick  at  the  University  of  British  Columbia, and  Atar  Arad  at  Indiana  University.  He  was  awarded  the  position  of  associate  principal  viola  of  the  Vancouver  Symphony,  later  serving  for  eight  seasons  as  principal  viola  of  the  Kitchener-Waterloo  Symphony  and  violist  with  the  Canadian  Chamber  Ensemble,  as  well  as teaching  at  the  University  of  Waterloo.  Also  interested  in  performance  on  baroque  instruments,  David  studied  baroque  viola  under  Stanley  Ritchie  and  performs  and  tours  with  Toronto’s  Tafelmusik.  Most  recently,  David  served  as  the  acting  assistant  principal  viola  of  the  San  Francisco  Symphony,  enjoying  involvement  in  a  European  tour  and  the  Grammy-winning  Mahler  symphony  recording  cycle.  David  is  currently  assistant  professor  of  viola  at  the  State  University  of  New  York  at  Fredonia.