Featured Ensemble Director

David Schumacher

Pentucket Regional High School, West Newbury, MA

David Schumacher is Director of Jazz for Pentucket Regional Schools. As a composer, his NYC Jazz Orchestra recording received critical acclaim and designation as one of CD Baby’s top 10 jazz albums of 2009. Schumacher has been published in JazzTimes and music journals throughout New England, with upcoming articles for JazzEd and NYSSMA . His students have earned top awards at the Berklee Jazz Festival and MAJE competitions, spots in District, All-State, and All-National ensembles, and acceptance into top music schools around the country. Schumacher holds a MM in Jazz Studies from NEC. He studied with Bob Brookmeyer and Branford Marsalis.

          January 26, 2019