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David McCormick

DEPARTMENT: Bach Festival

POSITION: Bach Festival Executive Dir

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | LA 018

PHONE: (540) 432-4652


Early music specialist David McCormick performs regularly on both violin and vielle (medieval fiddle) and is in demand as an educator and arts leader. He is Artistic Director of Charlottesville-based baroque ensemble Three Notch’d Road and founding member of Alkemie, a medieval ensemble based in New York City.

​This season he begins his role as Executive Director of the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, where he will also appear as featured violin soloist for the opening concert of the 25th Anniversary Season. David has also recently performed with Washington Bach Consort, Opera Lafayette, and as featured guest artist for the Bach-Handel Festival at Shenandoah University.

​David maintains an active private violin and viola studio and serves as President of the Charlottesville Music Teachers Association. His degrees in music education and performance from Shenandoah University and Case Western Reserve University include specialized training in chamber music and historical performance. He is a 2017 recipient of Shenandoah Conservatory’s Rising Stars Alumni Award.