David Griffiths is Senior Lecturer in Music (Performance - Clarinet) at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, the University of Melbourne. Originally from Armidale NSW, he studied at the Canberra School of Music with Alan Vivian before completing his Master of Music from the Manhattan School of Music under the direction of Charles Neidich, Ricardo Morales, Alan Kay and David Krakauer.He has appeared with the Goldner, New Zealand, Tinalley and Flinders String Quartets, New York Wind Soloists, the Southern Cross Soloists, members of the Cleveland, Shanghai, and American String Quartets.
He has also collaborated leading singers and instrumentalists, performed at the Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Port Fairy Festival, Woodend Winter Arts Festival, and Pacific Music Festival (Japan). He worked extensively with the Australia Ensemble @UNSW before taking on the role of resident artist in the group in 2018.David has held positions with the Melbourne Symphony, Macau, and Shanghai Radio Orchestras, and has appeared as Guest Principal with the ACO and all of Australia's major symphony and opera ballet orchestras. He has performed with the 2000 National Repertory Orchestra (US), Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic, New World Symphony, New York City Opera, National Company, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, China Philharmonic, Pacific Music Festival Orchestra and the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra.
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The Performer-Arranger: A Clarinettist’s Perspective on Building Repertoire for Clarinet, ..
Thesis / Dissertation
Displaying the 22 most recent scholarly works by David Griffiths.
Storm and Tempest
David Griffiths, Carla Blackwood, Dene Olding, Irina Morozova, Julian Smiles, Ian Munro, Lyndon Watts, Andrew Meisel
Live Performance of Creative Work | 2020
This record is for a rendered live performance of the Australia Ensemble in March 2020. This program explores the tumult of stormy..
Conyngham at 75
David Griffiths, Richard Davis, William Thompson, Stephen Rose, Jun Iwasaki, Willard Zhong, Amy You, Helen Shen, Elizabeth Scarlett, Sophia Kirsanova, Joan DerHovsepian, Jin Tong Long, Aidan Filshie, Brant TAYLOR, Svetlana Bogosavljevic, Oscar Woinarski, Robert Nairn, Samuel Nock, Eli Elliott, Derek Jones, et al.
Live Performance of Creative Work | 2019
To celebrate the 75th birthday of Professor Barry Conyngham, a live performance was held consisting of six major works for large c..
Le Tango Perpetuel
David Griffiths, Geoffrey Collins, Ian Munro, Gerald English, Catherine McCorkill, Dene Olding, Dimity Hall, Irina Morozova, Julian Smiles, Peter Neville
Recorded or Rendered Work - Performance | 2019
The realisation and first recording of three arrangements by Ian Munro. Released on the Tall Poppies record label. Maurice Ravel ..
A Little Lunch music: Australia Ensemble presents A French Affair
D Griffiths, Dimity Hall, Ian Munro, Dene Olding, Irina Morozova, Julian Smiles, Geoffrey Collins
Media | 2018
A Little Lunch music: Australia Ensemble A French Affair This program exemplifies the exquisite qualities of French music, from ..
Senior Lecturer In Music (Performance - Clarinet)
Melbourne Conservatorium Of Music
Doctor of Philosophy (Music Performance)
Graduate Certificate of Education
Masters in Music
Manhattan School of Music
Bachelor of Music (Hon)
Australian National University