A native of Colombia, David DavidGomezstarted his musical studies at a late age at the Universidad Tecnológica in his hometown Pereira pursuing a degree in music education. At the same time took part of the El Sistema inspired program Batuta both as a teacher and member of the orchestra of that institution In Colombia he was a member of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Caldas and Orquesta de la Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira. In 2013, he graduated with a Master Degree in Cello Performance from the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, MA under the guidance of Terry King A firm believer of music as an agent of change in any community, he got involved repeatedly as a volunteer in different El Sistema inspired programs in the Greater Boston area like El Sistema Somerville, Revolution of Hope and Josiah Quincy School Orchestra Program He is currently the Cello Teaching Artist at the Josiah Quincy School Orchestra Program, the Cello Teaching Assistant at Revolution of Hope, Conductor of the All City Orchestra at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, Cello Teacher for Community Music Center of Boston’s Outreach Program, a freelancer and the Cellist for Subito Ensemble, a Latin-American music ensemble based in Cambridge, MA.

Want to study with David? Email Rebecca at rrc@nempacboston.org to set up lessons!