David Egyud received his bachelor's degree in Music Technology (Sound Recording Technology track) from Duquesne University in 2002, studying with Tom Kikta and Francisco Rodriguez. His applied instrument was tuba, which he studied under the late Neal Tidwell; he also sang tenor with the Chamber Singers and Concert Choir for one year and played trombone in the Jazz Workshop for two years.
He began working part-time as Audio/Visual Assistant for the Mary Pappert School of Music in 2004 and was promoted to his current full-time position as Production Coordinator in 2009. In this role, he oversees both the presentation and recording of the music school's many concerts, recitals, and events. He also serves unofficially as the music school's "Tier 0" technical support, the computer and piano lab manager, and software license coordinator.
In collaboration with Dr. Robert Cameron, David was lead engineer and producer for the album Winds of Summer with the Duquesne University Wind Symphony, released in 2010, featuring compositions by Duquesne University alumni. He has also done several recordings with guitarist Joe Negri and cellist Adam Liu. He has provided live sound support for various local and national artists through the Music School's Guitar and Bass Workshop, such as Joe Grushecky, B.E. Taylor, John Maione, David Cullen, Michael Manring, and Greg Koch. He also provides tech and sound support for Wesley Spectrum Services' annual Music of the Heart concert. In February 2020, he recorded and self-produced the PMEA District 2 Chorus Festival concert held at Conneaut Area High School in Linesville, PA.
David lives just outside of Pittsburgh with his husband Joel and their child Nadia.
B.M., Duquesne University