David F. Coleman

David Freeman Coleman  – Associate Professor of Theater at Boston Conservatory, Director of Choral Music at the Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Minister of Music at Greater Framingham Community Church, and Lecturer of Music and Director of the 225-voice Tufts University Gospel Choir. Past music direction credits include CHOIR BOY (SpeakEasy Stage – 2020 Eliot Norton Award Nomination for Outstanding Music Direction), MISS YOU LIKE HELL (Company One/A.R.T.), MAD MOON (Emerson College), CABARET (Boston Children’s Theater), THE WIZ (Eastern Nazarene College). Associate Music Director BEST OF BOTH WORLDS (A.R.T.) and VIOLET (SpeakEasy Stage). Rehearsal Pianist for THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS (2012 Tony Award Winner – Best Revival), WAITRESS, CROSSING, and WE LIVE IN CAIRO (A.R.T.). Performances at the White House, the Vatican, Carnegie Hall, Symphony Hall, the House of Blues, the Wang Center, and Fenway Park. Featured on BBC World News America “First Person” series.  2007 recipient of Thomas Dorsey Award from New England Conservatory. 2013 recipient of 2 New England Urban Music Awards. 2016 TEDx Natick Speaker. Work with Mariah Carey, Ryan Gosling, Audra McDonald, Patti Labelle, Bobby McFerrin, and Phish.