David was born in 1978 in Bangor, North Wales and began playing the guitar at the age of 10. In 2000 he graduated with first Class Honours from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and in 2004 he completed an MMus at the Royal College of Music, London.David now specialises in contemporary classical guitar but has a broad range of musical interests, from early music and the lute to electric guitar.
David lives in South East London and is busy performing solo, as one half of the Albach Guitar Duo and with contemporary music group rarescale. Recent performances have taken him to San Francisco (Old First Concerts), Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Lima (Peru), Aarhus (Denmark) and recordings for BBC Radio. David also has a thriving teaching practice and has recently written a study book for Quercus publications.