Smith-Watkins Professional Model
Denis Wick 3
David Oistrakh, Vladimir Horowitz, Jussi Bjoerling, Dennis Brain, and Adolph Herseth
A native of Detroit, David attended Cass Technical High School where his music teachers were Harry Begian and Michael Bistritzky. He has studied trumpet with Alvin Belknap, Otto Kurt Schmeisser, Gordon Mathie (at the National Music Camp), and Malcolm McDuffee.
As an undergraduate at Oakland University he was music director of the Student Enterprise Theater. He served as principal trumpet of the Center Symphony (Detroit), the Washington University Symphony (St. Louis), the North Side Symphony (Chicago), and the Kirkwood Symphony Orchestra (Missouri), where he was also assistant conductor (under James Sedares). Since 2014 David has been principal trumpet of the North Shore Chamber Orchestra. He also performs with wth the Tenuto Orchestra, the Wilmetsky Klezmer Orchestra and Schmaltz.
David is a senior partner in the Chicago law firm of Letvin & Stein.