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David DiGiacobbe has received critical acclaim for his solo, orchestral, and chamber music performances. Since 2000, Mr. DiGiacobbe has performed as the Principal Flutist of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra. He often performs as guest principal flutist for the Philadelphia Ballet Orchestra, Orchestra 2001, and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. He has performed with the Virginia Symphony, Philly Pops, Opera Philadelphia, and with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Mann Music Center. As an orchestral player, he has performed with several rock bands, including The Moody Blues, The Who, and has participated in several movie and documentary scoring projects.

Mr. DiGiacobbe is a graduate of Temple University. He went on to receive his Artist Diploma in Flute performance from the Conservatory of Music in Lucca, Italy. His principal teacher was the legendary flutist, Julius Baker. As winner of the 1995 International Flute Competition in Riva del Garde, Italy, he has appeared for Italian radio & television, and at several major European music festivals. Since then, he has given masterclasses and recitals in the US, Canada, South and Central America, and Europe.

He made his Harrisburg Symphony soloist debut in 2005 with performances of the Lowell Liebermann Flute Concerto, performing again in 2010 as soloist in Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto #5. In 2004 he performed the South American premiere of the Christopher Rouse Flute Concerto with the Bogota Philharmonic for National Television in Columbia. As a concerto soloist, he has appeared with the Harrisburg Symphony, Lancaster Symphony, and The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.

David spends his summers in Austria, where he serves as Orchestra Manager and flutist of the AIMS Festival Orchestra in Graz (Austria). He has held teaching positions at Temple University, The University of Pennsylvania, Widener University, and at the Lynn University Conservatory in Florida. He is currently Professor of Flute at The College of New Jersey.


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