David Harris

David Harris

David Harris (DMA) specializes in new music, American music, and the intricacies of communication in singing, writing, and conducting. He has premiered hundreds of pieces, and helped FCCLA become a hub for new music. A composer/performer, David champions diverse styles by scientifically illuminating timbre and its influence on voicing, and by bring awareness to emotional and cultural underpinnings that inspire respect and authenticity. As Ensemble Director for L.A.’s N.E.O. Voice Festival, he guides artists into renewed vocal awareness. He is the Director of Music and Arts at FCCLA where he directs Laude, the Cathedral Choir, and the children’s chorus. He is the co-founder of VoiceScienceWorks with Laurel Irene. Their podcast Underground Ictus illuminates compassion and learning theory for today’s conductors.