David Spaulding
Instrument:  Cello

David Spaulding grew up in Springville in western New York, where he began playing cello in fourth grade. He was active in school music throughout high school, and was twice selected to play in the New York State School Music Association All-State Orchestra. He continued his cello studies at the State University of New York at Fredonia. After a long hiatus he picked up the cello again in the 90s, playing in orchestra pits for community theater groups, and serving several years as the principal cellist of the Plattsburgh, NY Community Orchestra and the SUNY Plattsburgh Sinfonia. Since relocating to Dixon, IL, in 2010, he has been a regular in the MSO and is the principal cellist of the Clinton Symphony Orchestra.

David is the Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Dixon; he received a M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Biblical studies from McGill University in Montréal, Canada. His wife Lorri is a clarinetist and a public school music educator. They have two daughters. Anne is a special education teacher living in Bennington, VT. Christine is a student at Stony Brook University.


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