David hails from the Victorian seaside town of Brighton, where he showed an early flair for music, playing flute and percussion with the Brighton Youth Orchestra and once alongside Dame Evelyn Glennie. He moved to Cardiff in 2005 to study at Cardiff University's School of Music, gaining a passion for choral and orchestral conducting alongside an MA in Musicology and a BMus Hons. During his time at Cardiff University, David led a number of ensembles including the award-winning Cardiff University Contemporary Music Group. Since graduating, David has worked professionally with choirs and orchestras across South Wales. He also works as an organist, in addition to honing his own vocal talents with the BBC National Chorus of Wales.