Conductor Directing

Kenneth Freed, Music Director

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Dave Carbonara

Dave has both his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Juilliard. He is currently a freelance bassist in the Twins Cities and teaches bass players of all ages/levels. He is a frequent coach for the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony bass sections and has been the bass instuctor at the 2013, 2014, and 2015 Lutheran Summer Music Academy & Festival. Dave has experience teaching all levels of bass and currently teaches at several Twin Cities location. 

Dave performed full time for about 20 years with the Louisiana Phillharmonic Orchestra in New Orleans. He has also performed with the orchestras such as Exultate Chamber Choir & Orchestra (principal bass), Duluth Symphony (principal bass), Rochester Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony, Virginia Symphony (principal bass), New World Symphony and Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra among others. Dave recently toured South Korea with three of the original Canadian tenors called "Romanza" and frequently plays around the Twin Cities with his wife in their wedding/event ensemble Arioso Strings.