John David

John David

Artist-in-Residence (Director of Jazz and Percussion Studies)

Department: Fine Arts
Phone: (706) 236-7909
Campus Box: 309
Location: Ford 316

Short Bio

John David is Artist-in-Residence and Director of Jazz and Percussion Studies at Berry College in Rome, GA.  Newly appointed to this position in Fall 2013, Mr. David is the director of the Berry Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, Percussion Ensemble, Steel Band and Viking Drumline. He also teaches applied percussion and is the percussion pedagogy specialist in music education.  Under his direction the Berry College Jazz Ensemble will be a featured performing group at the 2019 Georgia Music Educators Conference in Athens, GA.

Renowned as a drumset artist, John has performed throughout the United States and Europe in a variety of jazz and commercial settings.