Music Director & Principal Conductor - David Elmhirst

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The PCB is very fortunate to have David Elmhirst as our director. Mr. Elmhirst received his Bachelor's degree in Music Education in 1990 from the University of Colorado. Prior to his music degree, Mr. Elmhirst completed a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1986. Passionate about teaching music, he began his music studies immediately thereafter. He taught band and general music for five years in Paonia, Colorado, then traveled to Minnesota in 1995 to pursue his Master’s Degree. He completed his Master’s Degree in Wind Conducting in 1997, and was named the Conductor of the Plymouth Concert Band a year later. Mr. Elmhirst has studied conducting with Craig Kirchhoff, Allan McMurray, Frederick Fennell, H. Robert Reynolds and Eugene Corporon. Mr. Elmhirst teaches Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Ninth Grade Band and Electronic Music at Wayzata High School.