David Russell: St. Louis Classic Guitar Society
Noted for an attractive and outgoing stage presence, for his command a wide spectrum of tone colors, and new or unfamiliar music in his recitals, David Russell is an exceptional classical guitarist with a solid international concert and recording career. David has performed in the major concert venues of the world, in North and South America, Asia, Australia, and Europe. When he was five, Russell’s parents moved the family to Menorca, a Spanish island in the Mediterranean. His father, an artist, became his first teacher. Before he could read music, David could play pieces by ear that he had learned from listening to Andrés Segovia recordings. He returned to Britain at the age of 16 to attend the Royal Academy of Music in London.