David Quintanar

IMG_8016He began making a living playing trombone at the age of 14. He was sought out later by the prestigious John Swallow of the Yale School of Music on a full ride scholarship to complete a Masters Degree. Since 2002, he has taught and performed with orchestras in Northern California and served as conductor of the Bravura Youth Brass Ensemble, which he founded in 2004.


David has performed as principal trombone with the Mexico State Symphony Orchestra and for the past 20 years has held positions with the Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, and Queretaro Symphony Orchestras as well in chamber music with the Alacran del Cantaro Contemporary Music Ensemble and the Cuevano Brass Quintet. In Europe, David has toured with the World Junesses Musicales Orchestra and performed with the Orchestra de la Comunidad de Madrid Spain. He has also served as Trombone Professor of the Guanajuato , Zacatecas University Departments and at CSU Pueblo Colorado.


David has played under many renowned conductors such as Dante Anzolini, Enrique Batiz, Eleazar de Carvalho, Jose Luis Castillo, Gunter Herbig, Michael Morgan, Odon Alonso, Sergio Cardenas, Sixten Ehrling, Shinik Hahm and Vernon Handley.


Presently, David performs as freelance trombonist with Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, Colorado Springs Brass and mantains a teaching private studio as well as performing between Mexico and the US.