David Nakazono has a diverse experience in performing in many different media and ensembles. Ranging from contemporary performances to folk and traditional religious genres.
Recitals- With the trumpet's vocal and virtuosic nature, it is ideally suited for solo performance. David is ever expanding his solo repertoire and available to perform solo recitals.
Church- From tearing down the walls of Jericho to the angelic heralding of the Lord, the trumpet has a historical bond with Christianity. David is available to perform for special music, religious holidays, as descant, and as an additional ensemble member. The trumpet uniquely blends across all genres from traditional to contemporary.
Weddings- Brass instruments have a diverse palette of sounds from royal fanfares to warm and gentle phrasings. Whether you want to walk down the aisle gracefully or heroically, there are numerous pieces to suit your tastes!
Funerals/Memorials- The trumpet's vocal sound quality allows it to grapple and evoke human emotion like few other instruments.
Studio/Recording- David has experience with sightreading, new music, a multitude of genres and styles, all while under the pressure of the microphone.
Brass Quintet- David is a member of Lakeshore Brass, who are also available to perform in the above capacities, should you desire the full spectrum of power and delicacy that brass can deliver.
Private Lessons- David is currently establishing a teaching studio to pass on all the knowledge and training he's acquired through diverse experiences and years of lessons. Learn more about David's teaching here.
Coachings/Clinics- David is available to schools to coach their trumpet/brass sections. Coachings are basically large group lessons that can cover anything from fundamentals to ensemble playing.