Dr. David Littrell

Orchestra Conductor, Cello, Double Bass, Music Theory;
Chair of the String Division

McCain Auditorium 132
785.532.3804 | dlitmus@k-state.edu

Dr. David Littrell is a University Distinguished Professor of Music at Kansas State University where he conducts the University Orchestra and teaches cello. He conducted the K-State Chamber Orchestra that toured England and Scotland in 2008 and Ireland in 2011. He is the Director of String Fling, an annual event at K-State that attracts over 600 string students from Kansas. His Gold Orchestra, comprising students in grades 5-10, has performed twice in Carnegie Hall.

He was Editor of ASTA’s 2009 String Syllabus and the editor of three volumes of Teaching Music through Performance in Orchestra for GIA Publications.

Dr. Littrell was the national president of the American String Teachers Association in 2002-2004. In 2007, he was named Kansas Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

He adjudicates solo and orchestra contests and is a clinician and conductor throughout the United States. His sabbatical in 2010 incorporated a solo cello recital tour in England: Devon, Coventry Cathedral, York, Carlisle Cathedral and the Lake District, and Lincoln Cathedral.

KMEA All-State Cello and Bass Excerpts
Edited and Performed by Dr. Littrell

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