David Brubaker joined the orchestra’s second violin section in 2003 and moved to the first violin section in 2008. He began his orchestral career at age sixteen with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, and he has also been a member of the Grand Rapids, Pacific, Oregon and Houston Symphony Orchestras.
David appears on numerous festival and chamber music programs, most recently as a soloist with the Mississippi Valley Symphony performing the Khachaturian Violin Concerto. In September, he will perform the Brahms Double Concerto with the Tucson Pops Orchestra.
Growing up in Tucson, Arizona, David studied oboe in addition to the violin. For many years, he toured internationally as a member of the Tucson Boys Chorus.
David earned his degrees from the Manhattan School of Music and Rice University. His three siblings are also professional musicians, performing with the Chicago, Houston and Tucson Symphony Orchestras.