David Mitchell

David Mitchell: davidmitchell@largessemusic.ca; 780-996-6874

David Mitchell is an Edmonton string educator, composer, and church musician.  Using his training in Suzuki’s Talent Education method David has taught a large violin and viola studio in Edmonton for the last 20 years.  Former Music Director at the Society for Talent Education, David founded the Largesse School of Musical Arts in 2016.  David has long history conducting student ensembles, church choirs, and new music concerts.  Playing piano and organ, he served as Music Coordinator at Maranatha CRC, and has served for many years at Concordia Lutheran Seminary.  David regularly writes and arranges music for use by student orchestras and in worship services.  David received his BMus Composition degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, and his MMus Composition degree from the University of Alberta. David has studied violin and viola with Trevor Dick, Mark Skazinetsky, and Dov Scheindlin; piano with Marilyn Birnbaum, Ralph Elsaesser, and Boyd MacDonald; composition with Glenn Buhr, Peter Hatch, Malcolm Forsyth, and Laurie Radford; conducting with Noel Edison, Michael Purvis-Smith and Leonard Ratzlaff.

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