David Morgan was appointed Principal Tuba of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra in 2010. He hails from Vienna, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, DC. David studied tuba with Michael Bunn (Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra) at the Shenandoah Conservatory; he earned a bachelor of music in tuba performance in 2003 and minored in bass trombone. He later began graduate work at Carnegie Mellon University where he studied tuba with Sumner Erickson of the Pittsburgh Symphony. David has performed at the Aspen, Hot Springs, and Bay View Music Festivals as well as having freelanced throughout the DC area. He recently married Betsy Bright Morgan, TSO 2nd trumpet.