David Perkel

Trombone Principal

David Perkel headshotWhat city are you living in now? My wife, MaryAnn Perkel (Cellist with the Annapolis Symphony) and I live in Ellicott City, MD.

Where did you study? I earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of North Texas, a Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The Catholic University of America.

What is your favorite piece of music? That is such a difficult question to answer, but I really enjoy performing any symphony by Gustav Mahler.

What do you enjoy in your spare time? In my spare time, I enjoy sending time with family. I am also a huge St. Louis sports fan and love watching the St. louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues!

What is your fondest Annapolis Symphony memory? Being surrounded in sound by members of the Annapolis Symphony is always such a thrill.