Double bass player David Williamson is a native of St. Paul. After graduating from the Curtis Institute he joined the New Orleans Symphony as Principal Bass. Five years later he joined the bass section of the Minnesota Orchestra. Summers find him at the Oregon Bach Festival and the Grand Teton Music Festival. Previously, he has spent time with the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra, the Strings Festival in Steamboat Springs, CO and at Music in the Vineyards in Napa, CA. He is also the Associate Director of Artistic Planning and the bass player of a new group in town, the Minnesota Bach Ensemble. David is also a certified level 3 hockey coach and currently coaches the PeeWee age group.