David played as first guitar at The Toronto Guitar Society Orchestra during the seasons 2011 to 2013. Among his recordings are a solo CD, which was released in December 2010 on the Salty Road label, getting over 1000 copies sold in just 2 months, his collaboration with various commercial CD recordings locally and internationally such as “The Anechoic Experience”, and “Jumblesque” by Canadian composer Unthunk, and the music for two documentaries in Colombia.
Throughout his career, David has been recipient of numerous scholarships, among which are: Marie Elizabeth and William Adolphe Pal Jones (2014), Eleanor and James Wrigle (2014), Faculty of Graduate Award (2014), Faculty of Graduate Award (2013), TD Bank Financial Group Graduate Bursary (2013).
David holds a Bachelor of Music from Universidad de Antioquia and a Master of Music from the University of British Columbia. Currently, David is the Head of the Guitar Department at the British Columbia Conservatory of Music.
During his teaching career many of his students have participated in festivals and have won competitions in Canada, USA, and Colombia.
Frequently, David is invited to give lectures, workshops, and masterclasses overseas.
- Bachelor of Music – Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
- Master of Music in Guitar Performance – University of British Columbia