David Geber is a longtime cello and chamber music faculty member at Manhattan School of Music where he is also Director of Chamber Music. As founding cellist of the American String Quartet he concertized internationally and recorded with the ensemble for 28 years. He has appeared as soloist with the Montreal Symphony and Philadelphia Orchestra, and has played concerts in all 50 of the United States. Mr. Geber has served as artist/faculty at Aspen Music Festival & School, Tanglewood Music Center, Music Academy of the West, Heifetz Institute, Meadowmount School of Music, DeTao Masters Academy, National Arts Centre of Canada and serves as a Visiting Artist at Shanghai Conservatory. Recording credits include Albany Records, Capstone Records, CRI, Musical Heritage Society, New World Records, Nonesuch Records and RCA. Mr. Geber has adjudicated for major international string and chamber music competitions including Bordeaux, Coleman, Evian, Isang Yun, and Naumburg. Mr. Geber is Co-President of the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation and Vice President for American Friends of Kronberg Academy. His early musical training was in Los Angeles, where he was raised in a family of professional cellists. He holds two degrees from The Juilliard School; his principal teachers/mentors have included Claus Adam, Ronald Leonard and Robert Mann.
Mr. Geber is an exclusive artist/representative for Jargar Strings. He plays a rare Ruggieri cello, made in Cremona in 1667.