Dr. David Leung has served as MacPhail’s Camerata and MacPhail’s Chamber Orchestra Director since 2017. He started teaching college students while he was a graduate student at the Eastman School of Music in New York. He has gone on to teach students of all ages and at various universities worldwide.
Dr. Leung’s teaching philosophy is to fully engage his students with passion, intelligence, experience, knowledge, humor and patience. He believes that all kids deserve to appreciate and learn to play music at all levels. It’s such an important skill and experience for our children!
He has performed in concerts and Master Classes in the United States, Asia, Africa, Europe and South America. He conducted a nationally televised Christmas concert in Kenya in 2005 with more than 2000 live audience and a million TV viewers in East Africa. Two highlights of his performance career were his debut in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall in 2006 and performing a solo recital at the National Museum in Bogota, Colombia in 2005.
He holds Bachelor Degree in Music from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, and Masters and Doctorate Degrees of Violin Performance and Conducting from Eastman School of Music.