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David Long

PhD Student in Cross-Cultural Musicology

David Long has been an accompanist, music director, multi-instrumentalist, and music educator in the Santa Cruz County and greater Bay Area since 2002. After earning his Bachelor's degree in Classical Piano studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2003, David quickly established himself as an in-demand instrumentalist and vocal coach in Santa Cruz County. After 15 years in the private sector, David returned to the UCSC Music Department and earned a Master's Degree in 2019, focusing on historic recordings and late romantic-era piano performance practice techniques. David has since entered the PhD program, continuing his research into early-20th century recordings and performing styles.