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Name: David Alexander Rahbee
Skills: Conductor
Phone: +43 676 308 4267
Address: Novaragasse 14/10, Vienna A-1020, Austria
Links: E-mail
A recipient of the American-Austrian foundation's 2003 Herbert von Karajan Fellowship for Young Conductors, David Rahbee has enjoyed an increasingly busy schedule across Europe. He was assistant conductor of the International Attergau Institute Orchestra at the 2003 Salzburg Festival, assisting members of the Vienna Philharmonic Bobby McFerrin. In July 2004, he conducted Peter Eotvos’s Shadows at the International Bartok Seminar, rehearsing and performing the work in the presence of the composer with the Savaria Symphony Orchestra. He has also worked with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, the Oradea and Brasov Philharmonic Orchestras, the Dresden Hochschule orchestra, Collegium Dorotheum , Cool Opera of Norway, Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Chorus, the MATAV Hungarian Symphony Orchestra, and at the 16th and 17th International Goppisberger Musikwochen. Rahbee was an assistant to Marcello Viotti, whom he has assisted on several occasions between 2002-2005.

David Rahbee was conductor of the Fidelio Chamber Orchestra (FCO) in Cambridge, Massachusetts from 1997-2001. During this time he worked as guest rehearsal conductor at the Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras,the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestras, and at the New England Conservatory. He has also led ensembles at Indiana University, The Cleveland Institute of Music, The Curtis Institute, the Juilliard School, the Manhattan School, Boston University, Harvard University, Yale University, the Longy School, and Domaine Forget (Quebec).

Mr. Rahbee’s principal conducting teachers have been Charles Bruck and Michael Jinbo at the Pierre Monteux School. He holds degrees from Indiana University and from the New England Conservatory. He has also participated in post-graduate conducting classes at the Universitaet fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Vienna. Mr. Rahbee has taken part in conducting masterclasses in Europe and the USA given by Sir Colin Davis, Jorma Panula, Zdenek Macal, Hugh Wolff, Zoltan Pesko ,and Otto-Werner Mueller.



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