David Eaton

david eatonLecturer in Music and Culture

With triumphs in music capitals from New York to Paris to Moscow, composer/conductor David Eaton has established a reputation as one of his generation's most accomplished musicians.

Since assuming the position of music director of the New York City Symphony in 1985, Mr. Eaton has led the ensemble in its highly acclaimed Lincoln Center concert series at Alice Tully Hall as well as numerous concerts at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, the Manhattan Center, Merkin Hall, Harlem's Apollo Theater, the United Nations and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. After his Carnegie Hall debut, the New York Daily News hailed the New York City Symphony as "one of America's finest orchestras.” In addition to his conducting career he has been an active composer, arranger and producer with forty-seven original compositions and over 600 arrangements and transcriptions to his credit.