Dr. David Manson, D.M.A.


Dr. David  Manson, D.M.A.

Office Information

Campus
Location
Title
Email
Phone
Fax
St. Petersburg / Gibbs  |  Directions & Campus Map
ET 202
Professor
manson.david@spcollege.edu
(727) 341-4363
(727) 444-6245


Office Schedule


MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Petersburg / Gibbs, EI 202


Biography


 

David Manson is a trombonist, composer, improvisor, presenter and music technologist. His degrees include a doctorate from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. A musician with diverse interests, he began his performance career with positions in the Florida West Coast Symphony Orchestra and Memphis Symphony Orchestra. He taught low brass and jazz studies at Indiana State University from 1983-89 before returning to Florida. He has been soloist and composer with the BONK New Music Festival, Subtropics New Music Festival, Society of Composers and SEAMUS. He has performed and recorded with Cecil Taylor, Sam Rivers, Eugene Chadbourne, John Lindberg, Davey Williams and other innovators.

He toured with the Glenn Miller Orchestra and backed legendary artists including Burt Bacharach, Henry Mancini, Tommy Tune, James Moody, Kevin Mahogany and others. He was trombonist and arranger for Bogus Pomp, an acclaimed Frank Zappa repertoire band. His 2002 recording “Fluid Motion” with jazz legend Sam Rivers, was selected by JazzTimes critic Duck Baker as his “vote for jazz record of the year.”

David is a recipient of Artist Fellowships in music composition from the Florida Arts Council (1999 & 2005), a Fulbright-Hays project in Turkey, an artist feature in the Southern Arts Federations JazzSouth radio program, and grants from Meet The Composer. He worked with Cecil Taylor at the Atlantic Center for the Arts and was artist-in-residence at the Sound Arts Workshop in Miami. David served eight years on the board of the Pinellas County Arts Council (1995-2003) and was a composer-in-residence with the Moving Current Dance Collective and federal education project Studiopeace. His orchestral works have been performed by the Florida Orchestra and others. 

David directs the
EMIT series of adventurous with awards from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Chamber Music America and ASCAP. David is also former director of the Tampa Bay Composers' Forum (1995-2003). Through EMIT and the Composers Forum, David has presented over 230 concerts of new music in Pinellas County. David also started music technology courses at SPC in the mid-1990s and is a founding developer in the MIRA (Music Industry/Recording Arts) program at St. Petersburg. David currently writes music columns for Creative Pinellas. He performs with Brazilian group O Som Do Jazz and directs the Helios Jazz Orchestra, resident ensemble at SPC.




Subjects Taught


Music, Music: Applied


Course Schedule


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0490   Fall Term 2014
CourseSectionCampusFormatStartsEnds
MUC 2631  AVID PRO TOOLS FOR THE COMPOSER 3062 SPGIn Class Aug 18 2014Dec 12 2014
MUH 1110  INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC 600 SPGOnline Aug 25 2014Oct 3 2014
MUM 2600  MUSIC TECHNOLOGY AND RECORDING TECHNIQUES I 1871 SPGIn Class Aug 18 2014Dec 12 2014
MUN 1710  JAZZ BAND 1531 SPGIn Class Aug 18 2014Dec 12 2014
MUN 1710  JAZZ BAND 608 SPGIn Class Aug 18 2014Dec 12 2014
MVB 1015  APPLIED MUSIC ENRICHMENT - TUBA 5111 SPGIn Class Aug 18 2014Dec 12 2014
MVB 1213  APPLIED MUSIC SECONDARY - TROMBONE 4697 SPGIn Class Aug 18 2014Dec 12 2014
MVB 1313  APPLIED MUSIC PRINCIPAL - TROMBONE 3506 SPGIn Class Aug 18 2014Dec 12 2014
MVB 1315  APPLIED MUSIC PRINCIPAL - TUBA 4696 SPGIn Class Aug 18 2014Dec 12 2014
0485   Summer Term 2014
CourseSectionCampusFormatStartsEnds
MUH 1110  INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC 203 SPGOnline May 26 2014Jul 3 2014
MUH 1110  INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC 429 SPGOnline May 26 2014Jul 3 2014
MUS 1360  MUSIC AND COMPUTERS 205 SPGIn Class May 19 2014Jul 25 2014
MVB 1013  APPLIED MUSIC ENRICHMENT - TROMBONE 1456 SPGIn Class May 19 2014Jul 25 2014