Adjunct Professor, accompanying
David See is adjunct professor of composition and staff accompanist. He graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Composition in 1979 from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and spent ten years in New York City as a free-lance musician. Residing in Johnson City TN from 1989-2005, he worked variously as collaborative pianist, organist, electric keyboardist and composer/arranger.
He taught piano at Suzuki Talent Education of Appalachia in Kingsport TN and was principal keyboardist with the Symphony of the Mountains. He wrote the background music for the "Don't Touch That Dial!" Radio Theater presentations on WETS-FM Public Radio from 1993-96. His Piano Concerto was premiered by the Symphony of the Mountains (formerly Kingsport Symphony Orchestra) in 2001. Other recent compositions are Theme and Variations for cello and piano, Fresh Suite for Saxophone Quartet, and West End Waltzes. An extensive series of pedagogical works in connection with the Suzuki Method is an ongoing project. See's compositions and arrangements are available via his web site, http://mywebpages.comcast.net/dsee.