Members – David Moulton
Trombone, EuphoniumContact David Moulton
David Moulton – M. Mus., B Mus., B Ed.
Euphonium and Trombone
Since joining the Canadian Forces as a full-time Regular Force musician in 2005, Sergeant David Moulton has held the chair of principal trombone and euphonium soloist with The Central Band of the Canadian Forces in Ottawa. He is the leader of the Spitfire Brass Quintet and often conducts the full concert band. He has been a member of the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra since 2008.
David began his musical career as a euphonium player in the Salvation Army brass band tradition, eventually becoming a member and soloist with The Canadian Staff Band and Intrada Brass. David studied euphonium with Frank Harmantas, Ivor Snell, and David Chaulk. Completing his Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Toronto he majored on both euphonium and trombone. During that time, he was a featured soloist with the University of Toronto Wind Ensemble, a member of the Toronto Wind Ensemble, the University of Toronto Orchestra, and the Toronto-based trombone choir Slide-Rule. Upon graduation, he worked for The Salvation Army International Music Department in London, England. While in London, he performed with various bands including the KM Gillingham Contesting Band, Enfield Citadel, and the International Staff Band.
He studied orchestral conducting with Raffi Armenian and wind ensemble conducting with Dr. Denise Grant. He obtained his Masters Degree in Conducting at the University of Toronto in 2003. David also completed his Bachelor of Education and taught in the secondary school systems of Ontario and British Columbia. Utilizing his conducting and educational skills, he has been a guest clinician and conductor at many music schools and camps across North America. His interest in the brass medium continued as he went on to conduct the Mississauga Temple Band. Under his direction, the band recorded the CD Credo featuring Brett Baker of the Black Dyke Mills Band. Shortly after moving to Victoria, he founded and conducted the Vancouver Island Brass Ensemble (VIBE). While living on the west coast, he performed with the Victoria Symphony and multiple wind ensembles.
Since 2009, David has performed regularly with Capital BrassWorks and was instated as a member in 2011.