Established 1980

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Last modified 6/18/17

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We wish to share our passion of music whether as singer, student, musician or listener

David Manley
Assistant Director/Accompanist

David Manley’s musical experience has encompassed three decades of performance, pedagogy, accompaniment, & writing.  He received his B.A. in Music at CSU Chico (piano performance and composition); studied composition at CSU San Francisco; and has participated in Eliane Lust’s master classes since 1995.  His wide-ranging musical interests have included a variety of instrumental studies (piano, harpsichord, violin, viola, & guitar) & performing ensembles (classical orchestras, rock bands, & jazz groups).  He has served as accompanist for many singers & singing groups including the Mayflower Chorus; and as music director for musical theater companies including the Palo Alto Players & Stage Masters (Alameda). 


David teaches music courses regularly at Cogswell College (Sunnyvale), and  gives private  instruction on piano, guitar, music theory, ear training and composition.