UCF Music Department
David MacDonald

David MacDonald

  • Instructor

David.MacDonald@ucf.edu
Campus Location: PACM230

David’s music has been performed at venues around the world, including Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall. He is from St. Louis, Missouri and received a B.M. in composition and trumpet performance from the University of Missouri – Columbia and a M.M. and D.M.A. in composition from Michigan State University. He has studied composition with Ricardo Lorenz, W. Thomas McKenney, and Stefan Freund. Currently, he leads music composition studies at the University of Central Florida. He has previously taught at Grand Valley State University and Michigan State University.

In 2007, David won the Michigan State University Honors Competition for Emulsion Quintet, and in 2006, he was a winner of the 54th Annual BMI Student Composer Awards for Elegy. He was a 2005 finalist in the Sinquefield Family Foundation Prize in Composition. He has been commissioned by Hastings College Symphonic Band, H2 Quartet, and others.

David is one of the founders of SoundNotionTV, a podcast network featuring audio and video shows about music and the arts. He previously served as founder and co-Artistic Director of  SCENE&heard, a new music concert series at the (SCENE) Metrospace gallery in East Lansing, Michigan.

Education

  • D.M.A. in Music Composition from Michigan State University (2011)
  • M.M. in Music Composition from Michigan State University (2008)
  • B.M. in Music Composition and Performance from University of Missouri - Columbia (2006)

Courses

No courses found for Spring 2018.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80163 MUC1101C Composition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W 10:30AM - 11:20AM Not Online
No Description Available
80355 MUC3105C Composition Ⅲ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80763 MUC4106C Composition Ⅳ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80792 MUC5112 Composition Ⅴ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80566 MUC6251 Composition Ⅵ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Not Online
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2017.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10714 MUC2104C Composition Ⅱ Face2Face M,W 10:30AM - 11:30AM Available
No Description Available
10715 MUC3105C Composition Ⅲ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
10717 MUC4106C Composition Ⅳ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
10657 MUC5112 Composition Ⅴ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
10659 MUC6251 Composition Ⅵ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80170 MUC1101C Composition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W 10:30AM - 11:20AM Available
No Description Available
80362 MUC3105C Composition Ⅲ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80823 MUC4106C Composition Ⅳ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80854 MUC5112 Composition Ⅴ Face2Face M 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2016.

Updated: May 24, 2017

Music Department • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
Phone: 407-823-2869 Fax: 407-823-3378 • E-mail: ucfmusic@ucf.edu