David started playing at the age of 11, tuition being provided at Broadland High School in Norfolk. First Band was Cawston Juniors on cornet, joining Cawston band after a few months.
Moving onto 1st horn and then Flugel at age 14, David soon progressed to Principal cornet. His second band was Matthews Norfolk Brass on Cornet and later changed to back to Flugel. Following a move to Nottingham in 2007 David played with Carlton Brass, Blidworth Welfare and Shirebrook, before joining Strata.
Favourite piece of music is still Tourchbearer, loves new compositions and dislikes yellow music.