David Wallace - Leader

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David Wallace studies violin with Suzanne Stanzeliet. Previous teachers include Maeve Broderick at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and during his undergraduate period at the Cork School of Music where he studied violin with Cornelia Zanidache.  He was one of the youngest members of the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland (over 18’s) at 16, where he had the pleasure of working with some of the greatest conductors in the world in some of the greatest venues in Europe.

He has attended masterclasses and coachings with Hugh Maguire, Suzanne Stanzeliet, Pal Banda, Constantin Zanidache, Robin Ireland  and Andrew Fuller.

Ensembles he has played with are:
Northern Lights Symphony Orchestra, St Paul’s Sinfonia, Grand Philharmonic Orchestra, GSMD Symphony Orchestra, YMSO, LGSO, The Pelly Concert Orchestra (leader), Sinfonia Tamesa, London Charity Orchestra, RIAMSO, CSMSO, Lambeth Orchestra, Wexford Sinfonia, Bloomsbury Symphony and British Police Orchestra as well as leading a busy chamber music career with The Aralt Quartet as their second violinist and guesting with other quartets including The Horizon Quartet.

He teaches violin at James Allen Girls and is Head of Music at Reedham Park School in South London. and regularly coaches on the South London Youth Orchestra holiday courses in Dulwich. In 2013/14 he was appointed a music scholar (violin) at Roehampton University in London. He also leads a busy and successful career as a freelance composer and as an examiner for ABRSM.

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