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David Ross Lawn
David Ross Lawn is an emerging composer and performer of contemporary vocal & instrumental music. His compositional output holds notable features including Scottish Television: 'The People's History Show', Marysia Resort Campaign, Air New Zealand, 1924us branding , and many more collaborative media projects. David has published choral compositions via GIA Publications and will often accept commissions across the States and beyond to compose for various choral or solo settings. He was recently commissioned by the Verdigris Ensemble in Dallas TX for a work as part of the Soluna Festival. Opera is also a passion for David, and he creates vocal work that blends musical aesthetics he has studied, such as french melodie, german lieder and musical theatre. His vocal works have achieved numerous awards, commissions & publications. David holds a Bachelors in Performance from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, and a Masters in Theory & Composition from Westminster Choir College, Princeton. As a performer, David has distinctions via ABRSM and trinity guildhall at the highest grade for oboe and piano performance. As a solo vocalist (tenor) David has been a featured soloist and involved member of the grammy-nominated Westminster Williamson Voices, The Westminster Jubilee Singers, and The Same Stream Choir. David continues to compose and perform actively, as well as teach music theory, composition and performance at the Jersey Shore Arts Center in Ocean Grove.