David graduated with a first class BMus Hons Degree from the Royal Academy of Music in 2011. He was a scholarship student, studying with Duncan Mctier and Graham Mitchell.
Since leaving the Academy, David has been guest Principal Double Bass of Scottish Opera, BBC NOW, BBC Philharmonic, BBC Scottish, Northern Sinfonia, Aurora Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, CBSO, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, BBC Symphony Orchestra and John Wilson Orchestra.
In 2012, David was lucky enough to be offered both the Northern Sinfonia and BBC National Orchestra of Wales Principal Bass positions. His love of the Symphonic repertoire led him to accept the BBCNOW position, which he has been a member of since 2013.