David has been a pianist and percussionist for over thirty years, performing and studying music theory with the McHenry County Youth Orchestra (a youth symphony integrated with members of the Chicago Symphony) as well as with the Indiana University-Purdue University Symphony Orchestra. David studied poetic composition of the Lake District poets and the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, and continues to write lyric and impressionistic poetry. He also has a special love of the novels and poetry of Jane Austen, the Brontes, Rostand, Dumas, Tennyson and Keats. By way of profession, David is an attending physician at the Detroit Medical Center and is board certified in Internal Medicine, having an interest in the molecular basis of pathophysiology.
David studied historical ballroom dance performance and Duncan and Graham choreography under the mentorship of Harriet J. Berg for the last six years, and he is the producer for her Isadora Duncan Dance Theatre of Detroit. He is also a supporter of the Link Ballet (The Link School of the Arts), and was Marketing & Development director for the ballet “Giselle,” produced March 2012 in cooperation with the Houston Ballet. David produced dance programs for the Polish and Austrian communities in Metropolitan Detroit over the last several years, recently serving as artistic director and choreographer for the 66th Annual Viennese Strauss Ball. As the president of the French Alliance of Detroit, he has produced chamber dances in the idiom of Baroque dance, Duncan Dance and Graham dance styles for the French community, and, for services rendered to the French culture, David was knighted in February 2012 by the French government as a Chevalier in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques.