David Zucchi is a Canadian saxophonist studying at the Royal College of Music in London.
Canadian saxophonist David Zucchi is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma in Performance at the Royal College of Music in London with Kyle Horch as an Edward and Helen Hague Scholar. He previously attended the University of Toronto Faculty of Music, where he studied saxophone with Wallace Halladay and composition with Alexander Rapoport. David has participated in master classes with renowned soloists Arno Bornkamp, Timothy McAllister, and Marcus Weiss, and has attended the Universitée Européenne de Saxophone in Gap, France with the support of a David and Marcia Beach Summer Study Award. David has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at a wide variety of Toronto and London venues, including Cadogan Hall, the Southbank Centre, the Royal Overseas League House, the National Portrait Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Canadian High Commission in London. With a keen interest in the performance of contemporary music, he has premiered numerous works by young composers, and was selected to participate in the 2016 London Sinfonietta Academy. He is the winner of numerous scholarships and awards, including the David and Marcia Beach Summer Study Award (2012, 2013), the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto Scholarship (2013), the William and Phyllis Waters Graduating Award from the University of Toronto (2014), the RCM Woodwind Ensemble Prize, and most recently, the Sylva Gelber Music Foundation Award (2016).