David Bergman serves as Principal Percussion for one of the Nation’s premier military bands. He studied at the University of North Texas, Duquesne University, Cleveland State University and spent two summers at Music Academy of the West.
David has performed with the Oregon Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Albany Symphony, The Orchestra Now, West Virginia Symphony, Canton Symphony, Youngstown Symphony, and the Glens Falls Symphony.He is the drummer for the Broadway Training Center Pit Orchestra and frequently performs with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and regional chamber groups. He has also been a staff accompanist for the Conservatory of Performing Arts Dance Department at Point Park University, and the Mary Miller Dance Company. He was a snare drummer in the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps under Ralph Hardimon as well as the famed University of North Texas ‘A-Line’ under Paul Rennick.
David has received numerous awards and scholarships including winner of the Pittsburgh Concert Society Chamber Music Competition. He can be heard on “In Thy Sweet Name”, an album of renaissance music recorded by Collective Brass in 2018.
David is a Concert Artist/Endorser for Coe Percussion, Zildjian Cymbals, and is the owner of Decibel Percussion.