MA, Florida Atlantic University
• Jazz Piano
Office Phone: 561.297.1327
Office: AL 229
David P. Rossow holds a Bachelor of Jazz Studies degree in jazz piano performance and a Master of Arts in composition from Florida Atlantic University, the latter under the tutelage of Dr. Stuart Glazer. Mr. Rossow has served as the collaborative pianist for the Vocal Jazz Ensemble, the Vocal Performance Troupe, and the Women's Chorus at Florida Atlantic University where he in currently on the faculty. In addition, Mr. Rossow coordinates the jazz combos and teaches courses in Sight Singing and Ear-Training, Music Theory, classical and jazz piano, jazz combo and history classes in Rock and Roll and Jazz. At FAU, he is frequently called upon to arrange or compose music for University events. Among those, the FAU Foundation's Capital Campaign Gala and the Inauguration of Frank Brogan, FAU's fifth President. His compositions and arrangements have also been performed at events such as the Southern Division ACDA Conference (2010) with a performance of the Agnus Dei and Sanctus by the Women's Honor Choir, the Republican Presidential Primary Debates at FAU (2008), the Florida State of the State Address (2007) and the FMEA In-State Clinic and Conference (2005) where the FAU Chamber Singers performed his setting of Emily Dickenson's It was a Quiet Way. In addition, two of his compositions, the Sanctus and Agnus Dei for SSAA, are published by Santa Barbara Music Publishing (www.sbmp.com) and he also self-publishes many works available at www.davidprossow.com. Mr. Rossow is also the Director of Music at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Fort Lauderdale and is actively sought throughout South Florida as a pianist and accompanist.