David Heyes

double bass

David Heyes studied double bass at the Royal College of Music London and in Prague with Frantisek Posta. He is in demand as a soloist and teacher, performing in dozens of countries and serves as juror at double bass competitions including Chair of the 2008 Brno International Double Bass Competition.

He earned the David Walter Charitable Trust of New York award for his pioneering work as soloist, teacher, publisher and commissioner of new music for double bass with over 500 works written for him. David founded Recital Music in 1986, now the largest publisher of double bass music in the world.