A native of Charleston, South Carolina, David Rife studied with Jerri Lucktenberg, Donald Weilerstein, Charles Castleman, Masuko Ushioda, and Dennis Bourret. He has performed with the Cape Cod Symphony, the New Hampshire Symphony, and the Concord (Mass.) Symphony. Mr. Rife is on the faculty of the Syringa Chamber Music Festival in Moscow, Idaho. David is a water-color artist, and you can see some of his paintings at www.davidrife.com