David Yarbrough earned his D.M.A. from the Peabody Institute of Music, where he studied with Herbert Greenberg. He received a fellowship for his Master of Music from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he studied with Lasar Gozman. He holds a Bachelor of Music from the New School of Music in Philadelphia, where he studied with Jasha Brodsky and Linda Sharon Cerone. Yarbrough has performed with the Atlanta, Baltimore, and Delaware symphony orchestras. He is an active recitalist performing solo recitals, chamber music recitals, and lecture-recitals. He is a founding member of the Amistad String Quartet and the ensemble Misto Di Voci. His participation in international festivals includes Gateways Festival, Spoleto Festival, the American Institute of Musical Studies, and the Waterloo Festival. Presently, Yarbrough is the director of orchestras at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, MD. Prior to this engagement, he was the assistant director of the Baltimore Talent Education Center, a preparatory string instrument program for the Baltimore City Public School System. His college teaching positions have included the Peabody Institute of Music, Towson University, and Morgan State University. He has been on the faculty of EMF since 1992.
Celebrating 60 Years of Musical Excellence
June 26 – July 31, 2021