David O is an award-winning composer, performer, and musical director. His work has been featured at Walt Disney Concert Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Mark Taper Forum, and the Hollywood Bowl, as well as other venues in Los Angeles and around the U.S. His choral composition Dadme was commissioned by the Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, and performed at the opening of “The Rock is Art” installation, conducted by Grant Gershon. Many Los Angeles children and their parents know David as “The Professor” for his performances in Summersounds at the Hollywood Bowl, produced by the LA Philharmonic. His original musicals include The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip and The Legend of Alex, both commissioned by Center Theatre Group’s P.L.A.Y. Program. Other compositions for the theatre include the a capella vocal score for Hippolytos, the inaugural production at the Getty Villa, and a score for voices, piano, percussion, and kazoos for Ubu Roi at A Noise Within. His credits as Musical Director include the world premiere of Jason Robert Brown’s 13, as well as the West Coast premiere of Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party and Little Fish. David is a co-creator of Voices Within, an educational outreach program of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, through which children are taught collaborative skills while writing songs together. David has been a featured pianist at Walt Disney Concert Hall in concerts with the Los Angeles Master Chorale, including “The New Broadway” and “Toon Tunes." David received the Garland Award for Musical Direction of the world premiere production of The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World.