David Simmons Wood
Marketing & Special Projects Coordinator
David Simmons Wood is an Instructor at Kansas State University’s School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, where he directs the early music ensembles and teaches courses in music theory, history, critical listening, and performance practice. Previously, David served as the Music Director for WFIU Public Media and Music Director for First United Church, both in Bloomington, IN. His performing career has included appearances with Dallas Bach Society, The Orchestra of New Spain, The New York Baroque Dance Company, New York State Baroque, Texas Choral Artists, and Fenix de los Ingenios, as well as performances at the Boston, Indianapolis, and Bloomington Early Music Festivals. He holds degrees from Kansas State University (B.M. Voice) and the University of North Texas (MM Voice and Choral Conducting), and he studied early music ensemble direction at the Historical Performance Institute of Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. David was also a contributing writer for the nationally-syndicated public radio program, Harmonia Early Music.