David graduated from Youngstown State University, and has a M.S. in Education there; currently working on 18 additional hours to qualify for the new education license standards (mostly in technological teaching methods/computers and testing). He is Assistant H.S. Band Director at Campbell Memorial H.S. in Ohio; has performed as principal tenor sax with the Benny Goodman Orchestra, and is a member of numerous local groups in the Youngstown, Warren, and Cleveland areas.