David J. Baldwin has been a student of Dr. Brian Gill since 2012 and has been using Gill Mindful Voice Training Tools as a teacher since 2014. He is an Adjunct Voice Instructor at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, where he teaches Voice Majors specializing in Classical Voice and Musical Theater. He holds an Advanced Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy from NYU Steinhardt, a Master of Music-Performance Studies degree in Classical Voice from Bowling Green State University, and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Taylor University.
As a singer, David has performed solo roles with local opera companies, including Opera on Tap, DiCapo Opera, New York Opera Exchange, Palisades Opera, and Martina Arroyo’s Prelude to Performance. He sang the role of Tiresias in The Bard Music Festival’s production of Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex, and made his NYC Fringe Festival debut singing James Otis in The Boston Tea Party Opera.
He is also grateful to have performed with the The Metropolitan Opera Chorus (including the Grammy-Award-winning production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle), The American Symphony Orchestra, The Bard Festival Chorale, and the Soho Synagogue Choir.
David is a frequent music-director at NYC’s historic Duplex Cabaret Theater, appearing with veterans of Broadway and The Metropolitan Opera in performances of jazz standards, Disney hits, pop gems and musical theater favorites. When David is not making music, he enjoys weightlifting, yoga, and summers on Fire Island with his boyfriend and his dog, Percy.Book A Lesson