David Lamont is a native Angeleno. He started piano at four, flute at eight, going on to earn a B.A. from UCLA in flute performance where he studied with Sheridon Stokes. He then attended Cal State University, Northridge, where he earned an M.A. in Musicology. Subsequent teachers include James Newton, Charlie Shoemake, Ira Shulman, Bill Greene, Mark Carlson and French horn legend Fred Fox. He has participated in master classes with Eddie Daniels and the late Julius Hemphill (World Saxophone Quartet). David has recorded the Claude Bolling Suite For Flute and Jazz Piano, http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/davidlamont and has been a member of The Escovedo Project, featured on their CD and video. He has been featured in many other recordings including film, television and radio. David has composed for short film and radio and is currently scoring his first feature film, Symphoria. He has worked with such artists as Richie Cole, Nedra Wheeler, Stanley Jordan, Larry Goldings, and performed in nearly every venue in the Los Angeles area. Musical theatre performances include the EastWest Theatre (now the Union Center of Performing Arts) and the Malibu Playhouse. He is a regular member of the Los Angeles Flute Orchestra and also performs regularly with various chamber groups and jazz combos throughout the Southern California area while maintaining a busy teaching schedule of flute, piano and saxophone students in Malibu, CA. Instruments include: Flute, Piccolo, Eb flute, Alto flute, Bass flute, Contrabass flute, Baroque (1 keyed) flute, Irish (8 keyed) flute and keyboards.