Born: June 11, 1981 Primary Instrument: Trumpet
Dave Chisholm is a trumpet player and composer who currently lives in Rochester, NY. In the fall of 2010 he started work on his DMA at the Eastman School of Music. He has his bachelor and masters degrees from the University of Utah.
His second full-length album Calligraphy was released in December of 2011. It combines post-rock textures with jazz improvisation.
His first album Radioactive came out June of 2010 and features 5 of his new big-band compositions. It is inspired largely by comic books, apparently.
Dave exclusively plays an Adams A4 trumpet in raw brass.
Dave is also a published comic-book writer and artist.
Awards:2009 Downbeat Student Music Award - Outstanding Collegiate Jazz Soloist 2010 University of Utah Leroy Robertson Prize 2010 Reno Jazz Festival Outstanding Collegiate Jazz Trumpet 2004 Utah Arts Festival Jazz Composer Commission
Willing to teach:
Teaching is my passion. Will teach trumpet (classical and jazz), composition, improvisation, and comic-book drawing. Can teach all levels from beginner to advanced.