David Chase comes to Prospect Ridge Academy from Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Chase holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from the University of Kansas and a Masters of Arts in Instrumental Conducting from the University of Central Missouri. Mr. Chase has performed with both professional orchestras and bands since 2006 and performed in Carnegie Hall in 2016. As an orchestra conductor Mr. Chase has worked as an assistant conductor with the Youth Symphony of Kansas City. Additionally, he has coached and conducted bands and orchestras ranging from 4thgrade to the advanced college level. He currently teaches both band and orchestra in Kansas City and is looking forward to working with the students at PRA next year. Mr. Chase is a brass specialist and his primary string instrument is the double bass. He enjoys both hiking, classical /jazz music and absolutely loves dogs! He is very excited to start his fifth year of teaching at PRA in the fall.
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The festival concert is quick approaching. The PRA Festival concert is on February 27th from 7pm to 8pm
Festival Concerts rehearsals will be on February 19th and 24th from 7am to 8am. THESE ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL CONCERT ENSEMBLE MEMBERS.
Instrumental Ensembles Playing in the Concert:
Campus Band (TBD)