Dave Lampson

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Born February 5, 1957, Lawton, Oklahoma. Began studying trumpet at the age of 10, then switched first to baritone, then to trombone. Largely self-taught except for one high school course in contrapuntal…
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Born February 5, 1957, Lawton, Oklahoma. Began studying trumpet at the age of 10, then switched first to baritone, then to trombone. Largely self-taught except for one high school course in contrapuntal harmony, and private performance lessons. Played in marching, concert and stage bands in high school; concert band and trombone choir for my first year in college. Taught myself transpositionand arrangement by writing out popular pieces for rock band and stageband from piano and sketch scores.Gave up performance for degrees in nuclear engineering and mathematics from the University of Oklahoma. However, my interest in recorded and live music, and music history, continued unabated. Though I was exposed to classical music from an early age, my passion for the classics surfaced only about 18 years ago. Since then I've devoted a large portion of my leisure time to attending concerts, reading biographies, and collecting recordings of the Baroque, Classical and Romantic instrumental repertoire.Worked for the past 12 years as a software engineer and system analystin the nuclear, aerospace, and now, telecommunications industries withspecialization in realtime simulation/modeling and system developmenttechniques. Currently living in Centreville, Virginia (a suburb of Washington D.C.)with a dog, four cats, and, oh yes, my wife.Even though I still enjoy rock, hard rock and jazz, my listening thesedays is primarily pre-20th century classical music. I have a wide range of interest in composers from early Baroque through the Neo-Romantic, particularly those composers that have been largely forgotten for onereason or another. My most recent special interest is in the composers of the second New England School - Paine, Chadwick, Beach, MacDowell, etc. My current project is to develop a complete Vivaldi catalog cross-reference database.Other interests include movies, reading (mostly science fiction and fantasy, but also non-music biographies, history, etc.), and technology (computer science, astronomy, physics, earth science, etc.).

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