David Cramer

Chamber Music (Woodwinds)

A native of Cleveland, David Cramer joined the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1981 as assistant principal flute, and became associate principal flute in 1984. Before joining the Philadelphia Orchestra he was a member of the Montreal and Pittsburgh symphonies. He is a frequent chamber music performer in the Philadelphia area, and has appeared as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Pittsburgh, Haddonfield, West Jersey Chamber, and Main Line symphonies, as well as the Temple University Orchestra. 

A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Mr. Cramer has studied with Murray Panitz, William Hebert, Barbara Peterson, and James Pappoutsakis. He has played in master classes with Marcel Moyse and participated in the Tanglewood Festival and the Central City Colorado Opera Festival. He has served on the faculty at Carnegie-Mellon University, the New School of Music, and the National Orchestral Institute; and has been an adjunct faculty member of the Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University since 1986. Mr. Cramer joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 2015.