Born in 1988 Dave debuted his first song for full orchestra in 2004. A year later his first full album of acoustic guitar instrumentals, Sometimes All The Time, was recorded in Nashville, TN and released Minnesota.
In 2006 he started studying music composition and creative writing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In Milwaukee, Dave was exposed to the experimental elements of classical and electronic music while honing his songwriting skills. After his time in college, finishing with a degree in creative writing, Dave has been making music that strives to push the listener's boundaries while simultaneously making a meaningful connection to the music. Taking his influences in a variety of styles: Al di Meola, Steve Vai, Dream Theater, Opeth, Philip Glass, Pearl Jam, Stone Sour, Devildriver, In Flames, Lamb of God, etc. Dave has blended a cinematic style of acoustic and rock music.