Dave Ernst has been playing bass trombone since he was in high school. He attended West Deptford High School in New Jersey and Widener University in Pennsylvania. He was selected for the All South Jersey and New Jersey All State bands. He studied privately with M. Dee Stewart of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and Rich Genovese.
Dave currently plays in the Flatirons Jazz Orchestra, Parker Symphony, Jefferson Symphony, and Tromboniacs Trombone Quartet. He has also played and performed with William and the Romantics, Swing Shift Big Band, No Deadwood Big Band, Sam Bevin’s Big Band, Atlantic Brass Band, WSC Brass Band, Denver Concert Band, North Penn Symphony, Santa Maria Symphony, Arapahoe Philharmonic, and Littleton Symphony.