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David Valbuena


Clarinetist and bass clarinetist David Valbuena is a versatile and compelling musician that has performed throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and China. He has performed with a variety of ensembles including the American Composers Orchestra, Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, Southwest Florida Symphony and in the 2018 Off-Broadway revival of the Fiddler on The Roof in Yiddish, both in the pit and on stage as a klezmer musician. As a chamber musician, David has performed in the Montreal New Music Festival, NYC Electro-Acoustic Music Festival, and the Bowdoin International Music Festival. He has recorded for New Amsterdam Records and can be heard on ShoutHouse’s most recent album, Cityscapes. David is equally passionate about bringing music education to all communities in New York City and has held residencies at several NYC public schools as a bilingual teaching artist. He holds a Master of Music from the Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor of Music from Queens College where he studied with Charles Neidich and Ayako Oshima.

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