Masterclass: David Stark


Born in London, England, David Stark studied with Duncan McTier and Graham Mitchell, graduating with a BMus from the Royal Academy of Music. In 2011, David graduated and began a busy freelance career throughout the UK.

In 2013, David took up the position of Principal Bass with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Cardiff. In 2017, David joined the Academy of St Martin in the fields as Associate Principal Bass. David is in high demand as a Guest Principal Bass in many of the UK’s leading ensembles, such as the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonia. 

David has given masterclasses all over the world, from Shanghai to São Paulo, and is a Double Bass teacher at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. 

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