Orchestral Conducting Repertoire and Résumé

Download a PDF of my conducting resume here: David Moschler – conducting résumé

CONDUCTING POSITIONS & ORGANIZATIONS (selected)

For all organizations my duties included choosing repertoire and season planning, rehearsing and performing with the orchestra, recruiting and auditioning personnel, contracting guest artists, commissioning and premiering new compositions, fund-raising, overseeing all aspects of concert production, publicity, program note writing, and orchestra librarian duties.

San Francisco Civic Symphony, San Francisco, CA Guest Conductor 2016–

Undercover Presents, Sly and The Family Stone’s Stand! Guest Music Director, 2013–15

Awesöme Örchestra Collective, Oakland, CA Founding Music and Artistic Director 2013–

Youth Musical Theatre Company, Berkeley, CA Resident Musical Director and Conductor 2009–

Davis Summer Symphony, Davis, CA Conductor and Music Director 2008–09

Empyrean Ensemble, Davis, CA Guest Conductor and Production Manager 2008–10

UC Davis Symphony Orchestra, CA Assistant Conductor and Principal Tuba 2007–09

UC Davis University Chorus, Davis, CA Assistant Conductor and rehearsal accompanist 2007–09

UNC Symphony Orchestra, Chapel Hill, NC Assistant Conductor and Double Bass 2004–05

College Light Opera Company, Cape Cod, MA Principal Conductor and Music Staff 2005–

 

FACULTY POSITIONS

Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA Part-Time Instructor, Department of Music 2014–

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, CA Musical Theatre Workshop, Master Class Instructor 2014–

Jewish Community High School of the Bay, San Francisco, CA Music Faculty 2011–13

UC Davis Department of Music, Davis, CA Graduate Fellow and Teaching Assistant 2007–10

 

SKILLS

  • Proficient on piano and keyboards, double bass, tuba, guitar, banjos, mandolin
  • Ability to transpose on demand, play from piano-vocal, lead-sheets, and full conductor scores
  • Several years experience teaching undergraduate, high school level music courses and lectures

 

EDUCATION

University of California at Davis

Masters of Arts in Music (Orchestral and Choral Conducting) – September 2010

Masters Thesis: Compositional Process and Style in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel

Barbara K. Jackson Conducting Fellow

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Music (Tuba Performance) – June 2005

Bachelor of Arts in Physics (Astrophysics) – June 2005

Fred K. Morrison Scholar

 

ORCHESTRAL, WIND, AND CHAMBER REPERTOIRE († denotes premiere performance)

Sibelius, Jean Symphony No. 3 in C April 2016

Copland, Aaron An Outdoor Overture April 2016

Gershwin, George Porgy and Bess (selections arr. Robert Russell Bennett) April 2016

Green Day “Emenius Sleepus” and “F.O.D.” (arr. Brian Adam McCune) † February 2016

Lloyd Webber, Andrew The Phantom of the Opera medley (arr. Calvin Custer) January 2016

Sibelius, Jean Symphony No. 3 in C January 2016

Patterson, Shawn “Everything Is Awesome” (arr. Jason Eckl) December 2014

Respighi, Ottorino Pines of Rome December 2015

Bernstein, Leonard West Side Story: Symphonic Dances December 2015

Montgomery, Matt Petty Troubles (arr. Brian Adam McCune) December 2015

Elfman, Danny Suite from The Nightmare Before Christmas (arr. Mark McKenzie) December 2015

Kim, Joowan Eudaimonia † November 2015

Jenkins, David “Boston” from Twelve (arr. Brian Adam McCune) † November 2015

Adams, John Grand Pianola Music November 2015

Yu, Joon-Suc Waltz No. 2 † October 2015

Respighi, Ottorino Pines of Rome October 2015

Brahms, Johannes Academic Festival Overture September 2015

Brahms, Johannes Tragic Overture September 2015

Daft Punk Random Access Memories medley (arr. Joshua Icban) † September 2015

Sue Kay, Carletta “Some Famous Landmarks” (arr. Alex Van Gils) † September 2015

Gameros, Diana “SB 1070” (arr. Yvette Holzwarth) † September 2015

Hadero, Meklit “Waiting for Earthquakes” (arr. Anais Azul) † September 2015

Sly and The Family Stone “Stand!” (arr. Brian Adam McCune) September 2015

Bernstein, Leonard West Side Story: Symphonic Dances August 2015

Wonder, Stevie “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing” (arr. Wayne Barker) August 2015

Williams, John The Asteroid Field from The Empire Strikes Back July 2015

Djawadi, Ramin A Game of Thrones Main Theme (arr. Dirk Epperson) July 2015

Korngold, Erich Suite from Robin Hood (selected movements) July 2015

Glass, Philip The Canyon July 2015

Bernstein, Leonard “Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide June 2015

Rodgers, Richard The Carousel Waltz June 2015

Beethoven, Ludwig Van Symphony No. 7 in A Major June 2015

Wagner, Richard Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin May 2015

Berlioz, Hector Symphonie Fantastique, op. 14 (selected movements) May 2015

Shore, Howard The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Suite (arr. John Whitney) May 2015

Bach, J. S. Prelude from Partitita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006 (arr. Tonu Kalam) March 2015

Bacharach, Burt Promises, Promises (selections) (arr. Jonathan Tunick) March 2015

Silvestri, Alan Back to the Future suite March 2015

Sly and The Family Stone “Stand!” (arr. Brian Adam McCune) January 2015

Patterson, Shawn “Everything Is Awesome” (arr. Jason Eckl) December 2014

Uematsu, Nobuo Final Fantasy Suite (arr. Arturo Rodriguez) December 2014

Elfman, Danny Suite from The Nightmare Before Christmas (arr. Mark McKenzie) December 2014

Copland, Aaron Appalachian Spring October 2014

Britten, Benjamin Four Sea Interludes October 2014

George, Inara An Invitation (arr. Van Dyke Parks) October 2014

Nilsson, Harry “Salmon Falls” from Duit On Mon Dei October 2014

Parks, Van Dyke selected songs from entire discography October 2014

Copland, Aaron “Hoe-Down” from Rodeo September 2014

Patterson, Shawn “Everything Is Awesome” (arr. Jason Eckl) September 2014

Mozart, W. A. “Non So Piu” from The Marriage of Figaro September 2014

Mozart, W. A. Overture from The Marriage of Figaro September 2014

Bernstein, Leonard Slava! (arr. Clare Grundman) August 2014

Piazzolla, Astor Libertango (arr. ) August 2014

Crescenzo, Casey Symphony No. 1 “Amour & Attrition” (selected movements) † August 2014

Djawadi, Ramin A Game of Thrones Main Theme (arr. Dirk Epperson) August 2014

Mahler, Gustav Symphony No. 1 in D “Titan” August 2014

Southard, Keane No Interior do Rio de Janeiro † August 2014

Williams, John E.T. – Adventures on Earth (suite for orchestra) July 2014

Silvestri, Alan Forrest Gump Suite July 2014

Williams, John The Asteroid Field from The Empire Strikes Back May 2014

Stravinsky, Igor Petroushka (1919 suite for orchestra) May 2014

Sondheim, Stephen “Sunday” from Sunday in the Park with George (arr. Jason Robert Brown) May 2014

The Beatles “Let It Be” (arr. Brian Adam McCune) May 2014

Shostakovich, Dmitri Festive Overture in A Major, Op. 96 May 2014

Kim, Joowan Malcolm X: A Hip Hop Oratorio (selections) † May 2014

Tadepalli, Vamsi Lord of Chaos † April 2014

Riley, Terry In C April 2014

Beethoven, Ludwig Van Symphony No. 7 in A Major (selected movements) April 2014

Holst, Gustav The Planets (selected movements) April 2014

Ravel, Maurice Bolero April 2014

Williams, John Star Wars Suite for orchestra (selected movements) April 2014

Prokofiev, Sergei Romeo and Juliet Suites No. 1 and 2 March 2014 Bertrand, Jacob The Cloud Gatherer March 2014

Shore, Howard The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Suite (arr. John Whitney) March 2014

Silvestri, Alan Back to the Future suite for orchestra February 2014

Kim, Joowan Malcolm X: A Hip Hop Oratorio (selections) † February 2014

Mendelssohn, Felix Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream February 2014

Berlioz, Hector A Roman Carnival Overture February 2014

Ginastera, Alberto Four Dances from Estancia February 2014

Björk “A New World” from Dancer in the Dark (arr. Vamsi Tadepalli) February 2014

Parks, Van Dyke Selected songs with orchestra February 2014

Sly and The Family Stone “Stand!” (arr. Brian Adam McCune) January 2014

Gershwin, George Rhapsody in Blue December 2013

Williams, John “Flight to Neverland” from Hook December 2013

Elfman, Danny The Simpsons Main Theme November 2013

Britten, Benjamin A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra November 2013

Hisaishi, Joe Princess Mononoke Suite November 2013

Daft Punk TRON Legacy Suite November 2013

Kim, JooWan Malcolm X: A Hip Hop Oratorio* October 2013

Dvořák, Antonin Carnival Overture op. 92 October 2013

Holst, Gustav The Planets op. 32 October 2013

Williams, John Star Wars Suite for orchestra September 2013

Dukas, Paul The Sorcerer’s Apprentice August 2013

Respighi, Ottorino Fountains of Rome August 2013

Stravinsky, Igor The Firebird Suite (1919 version) July 2013

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Marche Slave in B-flat minor, op. 31 July 2013

Adams, John Short Ride in a Fast Machine June 2013

Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Capriccio Espagnol, op. 34 June 2013

Rodgers, Richard The Carousel Waltz June 2013

Brahms, Johannes Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, op. 56a May 2013

Beethoven, Ludwig Van Symphony No. 5 in C minor, op. 67 May 2013

Mozart, W. A. Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K 552 “Jupiter” May 2013

Williams, John Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Suite April 2013

Mussorgsky, Modest Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Ravel) April 2013

Debussy , Claude La Mer April 2013

Bernstein, Leonard Overture to Candide April 2013

Berlioz, Hector Symphonie Fantastique, op. 14 (selected movements) April 2013

Riley, Terry In C March 2013

Ravel, Maurice Bolero March 2013

Beethoven, Ludwig Van Symphony No. 7 in A Major, op. 92 March 2013

Beethoven, Ludwig Van Symphony No. 6 in F, op. 68 June 2010

Stravinsky, Igor Histoire du Soldat (concert suite and stage version) March 2010

Beethoven, Ludwig Van Symphony No. 4 in B-flat, op. 60 September 2009

Schumann, Robert Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A Minor, op. 54 September 2009

Follin, Tim Akrillic from the video game PLOK (arr. Paul Watkins) September 2009

traditional America the Beautiful (arr. Ben Krauss) July 2009

Handel, G. F. Alexander’s Feast June 2009

Handel, G. F. Zadok the Priest June 2009

Mendelssohn, Felix Elijah, op. 70 April 2009

Estrada, Robin Dasal January 2009

Ortiz, Pablo Columbia, Gem of the Ocean (new arrangement) January 2009

Ortiz, Pablo Ramona (silent film with live accompaniment) January 2009

Schubert, Franz Mass No. 2 in G, D. 167 December 2008

Beethoven, Ludwig Van “Gloria” from Missa Solemnis, op. 123 December 2008

Brahms, Johannes Symphony No. 4 in E minor, op. 98 November 2008

Chausson, Ernest Poème for violin and orchestra November 2008

Brahms, Johannes Symphony No. 2 in D Major, op. 73 September 2008

Mozart, W. A. Divertimento in F, K. 138 “Salzburg Symphony No. 3” September 2008

Tan, An A World of Grazing (documentary film score) August 2008

Sazegari, Ramteen Overture for chamber orchestra June 2008

Beethoven, Ludwig Van Piano Concerto No. 5, op. 73 “Emperor” April 2008

Berlioz, Hector Symphonie fantastique, op. 14 April 2008

Ives Charles Symphony No. 4 (offstage conductor) February 2008

Sibelius, Jean Violin Concerto in D Minor, op. 47 February 2008

Chessa, Luciano Inkless Imagination No. 4 January 2008

Vaughan Williams, Ralph English Folk Song Suite December 2007

Holst, Gustav “Marching Song” from Songs without Words December 2007

Ives, Charles March Intercollegiate December 2007

Beethoven, Ludwig Van Overture to Egmont, op. 84 November 2007

Mahler, Gustav Symphony No. 1 in D Major “Titan” (assistant conductor) November 2007

Mozart, W. A. Overture to The Magic Flute K. 620 (arr. wind octet) May 2007

Strauss, Richard Serenade in Eb for 13 wind instruments, op. 7 May 2007

Mozart, W. A. Così Fan Tutte, K. 588 (assistant conductor) November 2006

Rimsky-Korsakov, N. ”Procession of The Nobles” from Mlada May 2006

Sibelius, Jean Finlandia, op. 26, No. 7 May 2006

Verdi, Giuseppe Overture to Nabucco May 2006

Britten, Benjamin Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings, op. 31 April 2006

Barber, Samuel Adagio for Strings March 2006

Strauss Jr., Johann “An der Schonen blauen Donau,” op. 314 August 2005

Copland, Aaron Quiet City November 2004

 

PROFESSIONAL STUDIO RECORDINGS (selected)

Act V – The Dear Hunter – recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA January 2015–16

Act IV – The Dear Hunter – recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA January 2015

H.M.S. Pinafore – Lamplighters Cast Album – recorded live in San Francisco, CA August 2015

Don’t Stop Me – Original Cast Recording – recorded live in Oakland, CA July 2015

Undercover Presents: Green Day’s DOOKIE – recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA November 2015

Undercover Presents: Sly & The Family Stone’s Stand! – recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA November 2015

Hero of A Thousand Faces Act II – Beats Antique – recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA November 2014

 

AWARDS

2016 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Musical Direction (nomination)

          LIZZIE with Ray of Light Theatre

2015 Theater Bay Area Awards – Oustanding Music Direction (recipient)

          H.M.S. Pinafore with Lamplighters Music Theatre

2015 Theater Bay Area Awards – Oustanding Music Direction (nominee)

          LIZZIE with Ray of Light Theatre

2014 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Musical Direction (recipient)

          Into The Woods with Ray of Light Theatre

2012 The American Prize in Conducting – Musical Theater Division (2nd Place)

          Ragtime with YMTC Berkeley

2012 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Musical Direction (recipient)

          Assassins with Ray of Light Theatre

2010 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Musical Direction (nominee)

          The Threepenny Opera with Shotgun Players

 

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST