David Cohen is an award winning, multi-instrumentalist, composer of music for the classical & flamenco guitar, recording artist and educator. David's studies on the guitar have led him to California, Nevada, New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia.
In addition to the guitar, David has studied the Turkish Oud, Chinese Pipa with Master Sun Li and the highland bagpipes with the Pipes & Drums of the Jersey Shore of which he is proud to be a member of the marching band.
David's teaching studios are located in both Philadelphia and Ocean Grove New Jersey. In 2003 David started the Food Bank Benefit Concert that is held the last Saturday in January with all proceeds going directly to the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties in New Jersey. In 2005 realizing the need to make the classical music events in Philadelphia more visible to the residents and guests to Philadelphia, David initiated the web site: PhiladelphiaClassicalMusic.com
David's work been featured in the Montgomery County Ticket, Asbury Park Press, Broad Street Review, The Ocean Grove Record, Puerto Rican Panorama WPVI TV Philadelphia, G-Rock 106.3 and The Breeze Radio 107.1 Monmouth County, NJ and Crossover w/ Jill Pasternak WRTI 90.1 Philadelphia and has also written for Philadelphia Music Makers Magazine. Most recently David's yearly fundraising event received front page status of the Asbury Park Press Community Reporter bringing classical music and the needs of food banks to the doors steps of Monmouth & Ocean Counties New Jersey.