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Biography


Dave is currently drumming for the hit West End show "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." Other West End credits include Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Thriller Live, Jersey Boys, A Chorus Line, The Bodyguard, Kristin Chenoweth in Concert and The Follies Live at the Royal Albert Hall. Dave has performed Drums/Percussion with: English National Opera, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Isobel Griffiths Film Sessions and Victoria Wood Film Sessions.

TV appearance include The Graham Norton Show, The Late Late Show and BBC Proms. Dave is a specialist lecturer at Birmingham Conservatoire of Music and has delivered classes at Trinity Laban focusing on West End shows and Rhythm Section playing. Dave has written several compositions with performances at Wigmore Hall, Royal Academy of Music and has two production music albums out on the Universal Chappell label. Some of Dave's awards include: Percussive Arts Society Hudson Music Drumset Scholarship, Percussive Arts Society International Scholarship, BBC Young Musician - Percussion Category Finals and BBC Walter Todds Bursary Winner.