David Ross earned a B.M. in guitar performance and a B.A. in both composition and theory from Keene State College before going on to earn a M.M. and a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University, where he served as the teaching assistant to the renowned guitar department. Ross has studied classical guitar with Jose Lezcano, Julian Gray and Scott Tennant and jazz with Paul Bollenback, and also has performed regularly in master classes with Manuel Barrueco, Eliot Fist and Pepe Romero. He has performed extensively throughout the United States and has won several international prizes and awards in guitar festivals and competitions. As well as being an avid performer, Ross has been prolific as a composer. He premiered his recent work, the guitar solo Wake Me When It’s Over, at the Patterson Theatre in Baltimore with the Dilettante Dance Company, for whom the piece was written. As a teacher, Ross has maintained a successful guitar studio and has enjoyed teaching courses in music theory, ear training and music history at Keene State College, as well as classes in improvisation, jazz guitar and combo-jazz at the Vermont Jazz Center. He also has been active in promoting music in the community and directed the "First Saturdays" classical music series at The Starving Artist in Keene, NH.
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