David Martyn graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles, where he studied composition with Richard Grayson and clarinet with Gary Bovyer. He has been teaching band and orchestra at a variety of levels since 1989, most recently in Orange County, California, where he was recognized as Outstanding Arts Educator in 2010.
David’s compositions are designed to motivate students and engage the audience. His music draws on an eclectic range of influences that span continents and centuries. In addition to his music for band and orchestra, he has worked in the, jazz, commercial, and vocal idioms.