David Moreno

Guitar, Department Chair

A graduate of the LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts, guitarist David Moreno performs jazz and chamber music in addition to composing original music for film and television. He has appeared at major European jazz festivals with saxophone legend Sam Rivers, and has recorded with Marvin "Smitty" Smith, John Stubblefield, and Arturo O'Farrill. In 1996, he released a CD of his original compositions, State of Things (Beehive), to critical acclaim and has composed music for Lifetime documentary All Kinds of Families.

David holds both Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Manhattan School of Music and has taken master classes with Manuel Barrueco and Carlos Barbosa-Lima. He is also the director of the New York branch of the Day Jams music day camp.