Well-known and often performed, composer David Garner’s body of work reflects his historical knowledge, theatrical flair and humor. David has taught at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music since 1979, acting as chairman of the Department of Musicianship and Music Theory for 16 years. Trained as a pianist and cellist, David has performed from the solo classical concert stage
to jazz-rock fusion bands. A composition autodidact, Garner’s recent accomplishments include winning the 2015 American Prize in Composition, a Silver Medal for the 2016 Global Music Awards, finalist for the 2014 American Prize, and winning the 2014 Hal Leonard Labor of Love online publishing prize.