Dr. David Manson, D.M.A.


Dr. David Manson, D.M.A.

Office Information

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


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.



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


Classroom Schedule


Classes shown below are for the current term: Fall Term 2014 (0490)

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
MUC 2631   #3062
SP HS120
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
MUN 1710   #0608
SP HS109
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
MUM 2600   #1871
SP TE148
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
MUN 1710   #1531
SP HS109
7:00 pm - 9:40 pm
MUC 2631   #3062
SP HS120
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
MUM 2600   #1871
SP TE148
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
MVB 1015   #5111
SP EI102
12:53 am - 12:53 am
MVB 1213   #4697
SP EI102
12:53 am - 12:53 am
MVB 1315   #4696
SP EI102
12:53 am - 12:53 am
MVB 1313   #3506
SP EI202
12:53 am - 12:53 am


Subjects Taught


Music: Composition, Music: History/Musicology, Music: Commercial, Musical Ensembles, Music, Applied Music: Brasses


Course Schedule


= David Manson has added information specific to this course. (syllabus, video, class meeting times, etc.)

Spring Term 2015 (0495)
CourseSectionCampusFormatStartsEnds
MUN 1710   Jazz Band0493SPFace-to-Face1/12/155/08/15
MUM 2600   Music Tech & Recording Tech I1531SPFace-to-Face1/12/155/08/15
MUM 2600   Music Tech & Recording Tech I1532SPFace-to-Face1/12/155/08/15
MUN 1710   Jazz Band4210SPFace-to-Face1/12/155/08/15
Fall Term 2014 (0490)
CourseSectionCampusFormatStartsEnds
MUH 1110   Introduction to Music0600SPOnline8/25/1410/03/14
MUN 1710   Jazz Band0608SPFace-to-Face8/18/1412/12/14
MUN 1710   Jazz Band1531SPFace-to-Face8/18/1412/12/14
MUM 2600   Music Tech & Recording Tech I1871SPFace-to-Face8/18/1412/12/14
MUC 2631   Avid Pro Tools for the Compser3062SPFace-to-Face8/18/1412/12/14
MVB 1313   Applied Music Princi -Trombone3506SPIndependent Study8/18/1412/12/14
MVB 1315   Applied Music Principal-Tuba4696SPIndependent Study8/18/1412/12/14
MVB 1213   Applied Music Sec -Trombone4697SPIndependent Study8/18/1412/12/14
MVB 1015   Applied Music Enrichment-Tuba5111SPIndependent Study8/18/1412/12/14
Summer Term 2014 (0485)
CourseSectionCampusFormatStartsEnds
MUH 1110   Introduction to Music0203SPOnline5/26/147/03/14
MUS 1360   Music And Computers0205SPFace-to-Face5/19/147/25/14
MUH 1110   Introduction to Music0429SPOnline5/26/147/03/14
MVB 1013   Applied Music Enrchmt-Trombone1456SPIndependent Study5/19/147/25/14