David Loden - Conductor
Born in Detroit, Michigan and growing up in Southern California, David Loden was composing from the age of 10. David was the youngest member of the Roger Wagner Chorale and studied solfege with Salli Terri, and choral conducting with Roger Wagner. His vocal training was with Metropolitan Opera tenor Anthony Marlowe, and he has performed 29 standard operatic roles professionally. He was Production Manager of the Joffrey Ballet for three years, seeing 22 new productions mounted. David immigrated to Israel in 1974; has performed in commercial films, operas, and concerts. He has written an opera “David and Batsheva”; two Cantatas, and conducted a country-wide concert choir “Zam’rei Hallel” for four years. He founded the “Liturgi-Kal” Choir in 2009 and conducted the “Messiah” in Hebrew in December, 2010 and again in 2011; the “Evening of Gloria” in May 2011, with works by Vivaldi, Bach and John Rutter and the Spring 2013 concert of Bach Cantata number 4, and two compositions of the prayer “Te Deum Laudamus”, one by Charpentier, and one by Arvo Pärt.