Broomfield Symphony Music Director David Brussel has directed productions by Opera Fort Collins, the Denver Opera Company, the Larimer Chorale, the Aurora Symphony, the Rocky Mountain Youth Orchestra, Rocky Mountain Brassworks, and the Front Range Chamber Players, for whom he was Artistic Director. He currently serves as Music Director at Scott United Methodist Church in Denver’s Park Hill. David played horn with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra from 1982 to 2018, and has performed with many Colorado ensembles including the Boulder Brass, the Central City Opera, and the Denver Municipal Band. He is an active freelance performer on horn and piano in the Denver area, and has recorded albums of art song transcriptions and jazz.
He holds degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory and Northwestern University, and has taught at the University of Georgia, Metropolitan State College, and Colorado State University. His published works include two sets of art song and opera aria transcriptions for horn and piano, and a book of truly arcane musical trivia. You can hear him on piano at a number of venues in the Denver area, including the Mercury Café and St. Pius X Catholic Church in Aurora.