ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL PERCUSSION / ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL TIMPANI
David Hall, has been Assistant Principal Percussion / Assistant Principal Timpani with the Grand Rapids Symphony since 1987. As one of America’s leading marimbists, David Hall has been delighting audiences with his virtuosity and musical sensitivity. In addition to his many recitals throughout the Midwest, Mr. Hall solos often with the Grand Rapids Symphony and other West Michigan arts organizations. He has toured as a soloist in Taiwan, and Guatemala with the North American Choral Company.
A native of Concord, Massachusetts, Hall completed his undergraduate studies at Ithaca College, where he studied with Gordon Stout and was a three-time winner of the college's Annual Concerto Competition. He received his Master's degree in music from the Eastman School where he was awarded the Performer's Certificate. His CD, Saudacao, featuring the Grand Rapids Symphony, is one of the most popular marimba recordings today.
Mr. Hall was Acting Assistant Professor of Percussion at MSU from 2003-05 and CMU for the Fall of 2008. He is a member of the Michigan Touring Artist Roster and is represented by Great Lakes Performing Artist Associates. Mr. Hall lives in the Forest Hills area with his wife Caroline and two sons, Benjamin and Evan.
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