For the past 17 years, David Gomez has conducted youth and professional choral ensembles that have achieved notable success in concert and competition.
He was director of the Brooklyn Borough-Wide Chorus, a youth ensemble comprised of Brooklyn’s most refined voices. In 2012, he was named the New York City All-City choir director at their prestigious music festival. Since 2014, David has been the conductor of The Stamford Chorale in Stamford, Connecticut. Additionally, he was invited to join the choral conducting department at the Summer Arts Institute of New York City and is also the Music Minister at the historic, First Congregational Church (UCC) in Stamford, Connecticut.
David’s career has offered him the experience of leading top-notch high school choral music programs in New York and Connecticut. He serves as a choral curriculum consultant to the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall. His work there has guided budding choral programs to success. David also has a deep understanding of music theory, specifically Species Counterpoint, Schenkerian analysis, and 18th-century harmony. This expertise has allowed him to serve as Director of Music Theory studies at the Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory of Music and as Director of three Advanced Placement Music Theory programs in Connecticut.
David Gomez holds Undergraduate and Graduate degrees from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College where he specialized in choral conducting, music theory, and music education. At the College, his conducting skills were honed with the assistance of master conductors: Joel Mandelbaum, Lawrence Eisman, and Harold Rosenbaum. His choral pedagogy credentials include professional teaching certificates from New York, Connecticut, and in teaching the Gifted and Talented. David is a New York City native, with family ancestry from northern Spain.