David Goza is Associate Professor of Music at Drury University and founding conductor/music director of the Chamber Orchestra of the Ozarks. He holds the Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of the Ozarks, Master of Music degrees in oboe performance and composition from the University of Memphis and the University of Arkansas, respectively, and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in conducting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. His paper, Lincolnshire Posy: a Personal View, was published in the American Bandmasters' Association's Journal of Band Research in September, 1997. He has played principal oboe and English horn for the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Memphis, the Charlottesville Symphony Orchestra, Ash Lawn Opera, Opera in the Ozarks, Springfield Regional Opera, and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, and has served - as conductor/music director - the Memphis Youth Symphony, the Charlottesville/Albemarle Youth Orchestra, and the Ozark Festival Orchestra. During the summer of 2001, Dr. Goza and his wife Rossitza appeared in concert with the Sliven Symphony Orchestra of Bulgaria, as conductor and violin soloist, respectively.
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