is a graduate of the University of Lowell School of Music and
has been working as a professional musician for over 35 years.
David engages in a wide range of musical activities including teaching, performing, recording and writing.
Music Teacher - Quality Music Lessons
Quality music lessons, including
private trumpet lessons
private flute lessons
are offered at David's home music studio located in Groton, Massachusetts.
David is a patient, caring, highly experienced teacher.
He expertly motivates his music students, children and adults, in all their
enabling his music students to achieve their greatest playing potential though positive encouragement and example.
With over three decades of professional teaching experience
David has helped hundreds of students, children and adults, beginning and advanced, discover the fun and joy of making music.
See more information about taking quality private
from experienced music teacher David Summer.
As a performing musician David specializes in
playing trumpet and flute for church services
and other ceremonial occasions.
He has performed professionally as a Trumpeter and Flutist for hundreds of church services at dozens of churches in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire.
David is a classically trained musician.
However, he also brings to his performances a depth of
having been a freelance flutist and trumpet player in many different types of music ensembles including
flute ensembles and
David creates classical, jazz and pop audio recordings
of his own compositions and others, using his computer based multi-track home recording studio.
He also has made several live performance location recordings
of his professional performance activities.
As with all of his musical activities, David's recordings are mainly produced in support of his
To this end, David produces two music education podcasts, consisting of instrumental duets.
One is a flute podcast
presenting flute duets from a popular flute duet book, which are also available as
flute play along duets
This educational flute podcast is of particular value to flute students learning to play duets and
assigning duets to their students.
It's fun for all flutists and anyone who enjoys flute music.
The other music education podcast, a
is an analogous version of the flute podcast, but for trumpet players.
These are classical trumpet duets, from the same widely used duet book series and are also available as
trumpet play along duets
The educational trumpet podcast is also of particular value to trumpet students and
It's fun for all trumpeters and anyone who enjoys trumpet music.
Author - Music Technology and Education
His many published works
include magazine articles on audio recording, music education, music technology and software development.
These informative music articles have been published in leading music technology and music education magazines, including
The Instrumentalist Magazine