Dave Gluck

Dave Gluck's Biography

David Gluck teaches percussion and composition at the Idaho Arts Charter School in Nampa, Idaho. David also serves as adjunct faculty at Northwest Nazarene University, The College of Idaho, and College of Western Idaho. From 2000-2013, he was a full-time Professor of Studio Composition at the State University of New York at Purchase College.

As a founding member and percussionist of the internationally renowned Rhythm & Brass, The Dallas Brass, and Madera Vox, he has been critically acclaimed by such publications as The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, and Downbeat magazine. His music has been featured on the BET Network, NPR and in Jazz Player magazine. He has 10 recordings on the Koch, Summit, d'Note, Bear Claw, and Skinny Tie record labels. He is published by Hal Leonard and Universal Editions, and co-authored the book Rhythms of the Game: The Link Between Musical and Athletic Performance with former New York Yankee, Bernie Williams. The book’s foreword is written by Paul Simon.

David is sponsored by Yamaha, Zildjian, and Innovative Percussion and has been a featured performer and clinician throughout the United States, Japan, Thailand, Australia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Italy, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Canada. He has had works premiered at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall and the Salvador Dali Museum, with a commission from the United States Air-Force Band.

Dave Gluck's Gear
Dave Gluck

Gear List

YX-500R Beech Custom