Name: David Xiques
Voice type: Tenor/Assistant Chorus Director
SFS Chorus member since: 1996
Music schools you attended: Holy Names University; Millersville University in Millersville, PA.
I began singing: At age 5
Musical inspirations: My wonderful professors at Millersville University
If I were not a professional singer, I might be a: Chef, or fly fishing guide
Favorite composers: Bach, Mozart, Mahler, Whitacre, Debussy, Schütz, Poulenc, Brahms
Favorite vocal works are: Bach’s Mass in B Minor; Mahler’s Symphony No. 2; Mozart’s Mass in C minor; John Adams A Flowering Tree
When I’m not working, I enjoy: Fly Fishing, cooking, hiking the Bay Area Ridges with my partner, Will, and dog, Rafa
Recent reading: Fly fishing magazines; Inside of a Dog, by Alexandra Horowitz
On my CD player/iPod: John Denver!
Favorite things about the Bay Area: The tremendous diversity of its people, the delicious restaurants, the proximity to good fishing, the parks, and the active cultural life
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102
Mon - Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 2 hours prior to concerts
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