David Berlin


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David Berlin


Teacher, Composer, Film composer


Thank you for visiting my profile. I am a composer and a music educator with over 40 years of experience. If I can be of help to you regarding lessons, composition projects or arts education consulting projects I would love to hear from you. Please explore my web site to learn more. Davidberlin.com



I am currently taking new students

Lesson type

Studio lessons, Online lessons



· D.M.A. Music Composition, West Virginia University
· M.F.A. Music Composition, Carnegie Mellon University
· M.F.A. Music Education, Carnegie Mellon University
· B.F.A. Music Education, Carnegie Mellon University

· B.F.A. Applied Music, French Horn, Carnegie Mellon University

Honors, Awards and Certificates

Best Practices in Arts Education in Pennsylvania

Special Projects Grant from the PA Council on the Arts

Citation of Excellence in Teaching from PA Music Educators Association

Salop-Slates Award in Music Composition

ASCAP, Standard Awards Panel awards

Los Alamos Wind/String Chamber Music Award in Composition

A Music of David Berlin day, Millersville University of PA

PA Composers Project Award

International Electronic Music Plus Festival Awards


Phi Mu Alpha, Omega Chapter Composition Contest prize

Professional Memberships

Musical Theater Artists of Pittsburgh

Society for Music Theory

The National Association for Music Education

Pennsylvania Music Education Association

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Society for Composers

American Composers Forum

College Music Society

American Music Center

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