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Education

  • Doctor of Music Arts, Clarinet Performance, Michigan State University
  • Master of Music, Clarinet Performance, DePaul University
  • Bachelor of Music, Clarinet Performance, DePaul University

David Yandl, D.M.A.

  • Assistant Professor of Music
  • Director of Music Programs

  • Traditional Undergraduate Communication, Media & Music Division

Education

  • Doctor of Music Arts, Clarinet Performance, Michigan State University
  • Master of Music, Clarinet Performance, DePaul University
  • Bachelor of Music, Clarinet Performance, DePaul University

Clarinetist David Yandl brings a unique sensitivity to the standard repertoire and contemporary works. Active as a solo, chamber and orchestral musician, he has performed at New York’s Carnegie Hall, Chicago’s Symphony Center and festivals in the U.S. and Europe.

Recent performance highlights include Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto with the New York Symphonic Arts Ensemble and chamber music performances at the Aurora Chamber Music Festival in Vänersborg, Sweden. Dr. Yandl was a semifinalist in the 2006 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, and his performances have been broadcast on WFMT 98.7 (Chicago).

As an orchestral musician, Dr. Yandl performs frequently with the Grand Rapids and West Michigan Symphonies and was an associate member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. He has also performed with the Boise Philharmonic, Concertante di Chicago, Holland Symphony, Jackson Symphony, Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra and The West Point Band.

An accomplished multi-instrumentalist, Dr. Yandl performs recital, orchestral and musical theatre repertoire on a range of woodwinds. During an eight-week run as a woodwind soloist in Laurence Mark Wythe’s “Tomorrow Morning The Musical,” the show was named “Critic’s Pick” by the Chicago Tribune. He performs in theatrical productions at the International Festival of the Voice in New York alongside veterans of the Metropolitan Opera and Broadway stages.

In demand as an educator, Dr. Yandl is currently an assistant professor of music and director of music programs at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Mich. Other appointments include faculty positions at DePaul University, Michigan State University, Alma College and Hope College. A passionate advocate for music as an agent of social change, Dr. Yandl has taught in tuition-free programs for underserved urban youth in Chicago, including Project S.O.A.R. and El Sistema-affiliate Y.O.U.R.S.

Dr. Yandl holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from DePaul University and a Doctor of Musical Arts from Michigan State University. He completed additional studies at Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio in Madrid, Spain. Important teachers and mentors include Larry Combs, Julie DeRoche, Yehuda Gilad, Theodore Oien and John Bruce Yeh.

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.