David Grossman

principal bass

Double bassist and composer David J. Grossman enjoys a multi-faceted musical career on both the East and West Coasts. Born and educated in New York City, he joined the New York Philharmonic as its youngest member in Spring 2000, and has continued to be a member since.

As a soloist and clinician, Mr. Grossman has given recitals and master classes at many prestigious venues and music schools across the country, including The Boston Conservatory, Yale School of Music, the Hartt School of Music, Penn State University, and the New York Summer Music Festival, as well as faculty recitals at the Manhattan School of Music, among others. Mr. Grossman has released two albums (one classical and one jazz) entitled “The Bass of Both Worlds”, available from his website, www.davidjgrossman.com.

Mr. Grossman, also a passionate chamber musician, performs in the New York Philharmonic Ensembles Concerts at Merkin Hall, has performed at the 92nd Street Y, with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, to name a few collaborative partners. In the field of jazz, Mr. Grossman was a member of the Marcus Roberts Trio and has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Lew Tabackin, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Donald Vega, among many others.

Mr. Grossman’s compositions include Mood Swings for trombone and double bass, written for New York Philharmonic Principal Trombone Joseph Alessi, Fantasy on “Shall We Gather at the River?”, available on former New York Philharmonic English Horn Thomas Stacy’s recording, Plaintive Melody; and two early compositions: Swing Quartet and String Quintet No. 1, which were premiered by The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

Mr. Grossman is also an ardent educator; as a member of the double bass faculty of Manhattan School of Music, and this Fall (2017) will be joining the Mannes School of Music Faculty as well.

adventure pack: final four

A four concert package geared to the first-timer that showcases the ensemble’s artistry and trademark mix of regal classics and music from today’s leading composers. Includes tickets to hear the Mozart Requiem conducted by Jaime Martín in his debut performance as music director designate.

adventure pack: pushing the envelope

Join "America's finest chamber orchestra" for a four concert package aimed at adventurous listeners featuring World Premieres from composers James Newton Howard, Sarah Gibson and Juan Pablo Contreras as well as the West Coast premiere of Grammy award-winning Bryce Dessner’s Voy A Dormir.

adventure pack: regal classics

Join Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra for a budget-friendly three concert journey through European music history showcasing the undisputed cornerstones of orchestral repertoire including Bach’s Orchestral Suites Nos. 1 & 3 as well as works by Mozart, Handel and Haydn.