David Itkin

Profile:
American Composer/Conductor/Music Educator

The 2015-2016 season marks Maestro David Itkin’s 8th year serving as Professor of Music and Director of Orchestral Studies at the University of North Texas College of Music, his 11th season as Music Director and Conductor of the Abilene Philharmonic, and his and his 2nd season as Artistic Director and Conductor of the McCall Summerfest in McCall, Idaho. Following a distinguished 17-year tenure, Maestro Itkin was named Conductor Laureate of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra in July 2010, and he served as Music Director and Conductor of the Las Vegas Philharmonic from 2007 to 2012.

His book, Conducting Concerti, was released in August 2014 to considerable critical acclaim. Leonard Slatkin called Conducting Concerti “a valuable textbook for the aspiring Maestro” and “highly recommended”, and Samuel Adler wrote that it is “an invaluable addition to the world of conducting textbooks.” Mr. Itkin is now the principal faculty member for the Conductors Guild/UNT International Conducting Workshop, and serves on the national board of directors of the Conductors Guild.
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David Itkin Discography Tracks

Writing & Arrangement

JMG 18072-2 David Itkin - Exodus - An Oratorio album art William Shatner William Shatner - Exodus - An Oratorio(CD, Album) Jewish Music Group JMG 18072-2 US 2007 Sell This Version

Conducting & Leading

JMG 18072-2 David Itkin - Exodus - An Oratorio album art William Shatner William Shatner - Exodus - An Oratorio(CD, Album) Jewish Music Group JMG 18072-2 US 2007 Sell This Version
VMM 2052 David Itkin - Wildfire! Music By Karen Griebling album art Karen Griebling, Various El Bailador Zozobroso (1997) Karen Griebling, Various - Wildfire! Music By Karen Griebling(CD, Album) Vienna Modern Masters VMM 2052 US 2008 Sell This Version

Production

JMG 18072-2 David Itkin - Exodus - An Oratorio album art William Shatner William Shatner - Exodus - An Oratorio(CD, Album) Jewish Music Group JMG 18072-2 US 2007 Sell This Version