David Murray is an aspiring brass musician and performer from Batavia, IL. Murray earned his B.A. in Trumpet Performance from Northern Illinois University where he studied with professors John Fairfield and Mark Ponzo. Since graduating, Murray has become a fixture in the Dekalb music scene. Murray has been performing with the Dekalb Municipal Band for a decade and is also 3rd trumpet with the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Murray can be heard performing regularly in the pit orchestra for Stagecoach Productions as well as the Shenanigans Big Band and Kishwaukee Brass Quintet. In addition, Murray is a founding member of Molten Brass, a newly formed brass quintet based out of Westmont, IL. Murray was recently accepted into the DePaul University School of Music graduate program where he will be continuing his trumpet studies.