David Schultz is a native of Grand Rapids and holds degrees from Western Michigan University and The Hartt School. His teachers include Stephen Jones, Scott Thornburg, Jay Lichtmann, Greg Whitaker, and Kevin Cobb. David currently serves as Principal Trumpet in the Grand Rapids Symphonic Band as well as Vice President on their Board of Directors. In addition to performing with the Beer City Brass, he is an active teacher and clinician of brass instruments. David composes music, as well — including chamber music and soundtracks for film, television, and video games.