David S. Gaines has been a featured artist on The Artist Gallery.com since November 21, 2015. 

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       David Gaines is a native of Nashville, TN. In high school, he was exposed to a wide variety of musical experiences through performing, studies and many hours of music lessons. Dave studied at the Blair School of Music, Nashville, TN, which is now a part of Vanderbilt University.
       Following high school, David completed a Bachelors in Music Education at Samford University in Birmingham, AL. Studies there also included a focused concentration on a Theory and Composition as well as a piano performance. Following undergraduate work at Samford, David has had continuing education through: 

--Summer Theory Pedagogy Course, Eastman School of Music
--Audit Course-work at Lee University
--Annual Composer's Symposium, Atlanta, GA (6 years)
--Numerous professional seminars and clinics.
       David is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music fraternity. He has held memberships in ACDA, MENC, and holds a certificate from the Recording Institute of America. Dave is a recipient of the Outstanding Young Men of America award and a member of ASCAP. 
       In addition, David has been a high school choral director, and has also served in church music ministry for more than 25 years. He has served in churches in Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina.
        David says, "One important thing you need to know about me is that I am a double-lung transplant recipient. On July 3, 2008, I received a double-lung transplant at Vanderbilt Medical Center, following a 2-year battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis.  I am grateful for a second chance at life and want to use my God-given abilities to their fullest, with whatever time I have remaining on this earth!"
       Dave currently resides in beautiful Asheville, NC along with his wife Sandy, two daughters Amanda and Ashley,  and their Golden Retriever, Maria. 

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