David Chase, Conductor

Dr. David Chase has been a North San Diego County resident since 1974 and he recently retired from the position of Choral Director of La Jolla Symphony and Chorus after 44 years. He is Professor Emeritus at Palomar College, where he had taught music classes for nearly as long. He holds three music degrees from The Ohio State University and University of Michigan. He has prepared choruses for numerous internationally renowned conductors and he sang and recorded with Robert Shaw in Souillac, France. With La Jolla Symphony Chorus, he has made nine international tours, including one to the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, and made his Carnegie Hall conducting debut with LJSC and the North Coast Singers in May of 2012.