|David Cutler is a multi-dimensional composer whose compositions reflect a colossal range of musical styles. His works have been commissioned and performed by ensembles and artists such as the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Classical Orchestra of Milan, Repertory Symphony Orchestra, LAVIE Singers, Korean Chamber Ensemble, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, the Airmen of Note Air Force Big Band, Eastman Studio Orchestra, singer Nancy Wilson, harpist Jung, and saxophonist Benny Golson. His music has often interfaced with dance, film, actors, costumes, stage design, and visual artists.
Cutler studied piano at the University of Miami (BM), composition at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna, Austria, jazz arranging and composition at the Eastman School of Music (MM), and composition at Indiana University (DM). He was chair of the composition program at the Brevard Summer Music Festival (2000-2004), and has served on the faculty of Duquesne University since 2000.