Music Therapy Institute Presents:
Gonzalez's performances inspire imagination, combining his "street-style humor, kinetic storytelling with live music, mesmerizing art and video projections, mime and dance."
"David Gonzalez is a genius at what he does…"
David is the proud recipient of the 2011 International Performing Arts for Youth "Lifetime Achievement Award for Sustained Excellence". He was also named the Joseph Campbell Foundation Fellow for 2010. Mr. Gonzalez was nominated for a 2006 Drama Desk Award for "Unique Theatrical Experience" for his production of The Frog Bride at Broadway's New Victory Theater. He has created numerous productions, including the critically acclaimed ¡Sofrito! with The Latin Legends Band, and MytholoJazz, both of which enjoyed sold-out runs at New Victory Theater.
David's poetry was featured at Lincoln Center's Out-of-Doors Festival, Bill Moyers's documentary Fooling with Words on PBS, NPR's All Things Considered, and the World Science Festival among many other venues. He was the host of New York Kids on WNYC for eight seasons. He earned a doctoral degree from New York University in Music Therapy and has conducted numerous seminars, workshops and lectures, and worked as a music therapist in clinical and educational institutions.
Music Conservatory of Westchester
Founded in 1929, the Music Conservatory of Westchester, a nonprofit organization, provides high quality music education to students of all ages, abilities, and ambitions, regardless of background or financial means. 2014-15 marks the Conservatory's 85th year of serving students throughout greater Westchester.