Grammy Award winning bassist David Dawson currently serves as Principal Bassist with the Austin Opera and Assistant Principal Bassist with the Austin Symphony. He is also the jazz bass player for the Austin Symphony Big Band.
While still in high school, he became a member of the Fort Worth Symphony and was playing playing as a substitute with the Dallas Symphony. He attended the University of Texas at Austin where he studied with Stuart Sankey. He has since been a member of the San Antonio Symphony and the Orchestra of Santa Fe. Appearances at summer festivals include the Colorado Festival at Boulder, Victoria Bach Festival, and Festival dei Due Mondi Festival di Spoleto, Italy. Mr. Dawson is a frequent guest artist as a chamber musician including appearances with the Chamber Soloists of Austin, Cameratta San Antonio, Seranta of Santa Fe, and La Follia Austin Baroque.
The David Dawson Channel
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