David Von Kampen
2021-2022 Mixed Jazz
David von Kampen is a composer/arranger from Lincoln, Nebraska. David’s music spans a wide
variety of genres and styles, including jazz, choral music, hymnody and liturgy, art song,
chamber music, and musical theater.
David is a six-time Downbeat Award winner in graduate-level jazz writing categories, a three-
time winner of the Vancouver Chamber Choir Young Composers Competition, and was named
MTNA Distinguished Composer of the Year for his song cycle "Under the Silver and Home
Again." David was the recipient of an ASCAP Young Jazz Composer award, winner of the San
Francisco Choral Artists New Voices Project, winner of the National Band Association’s Young Jazz
Composers Competition, and received Honorable Mention in the New York Youth Symphony First Music
David has over 60 choral and instrumental compositions and arrangements published with UNC
Jazz Press, KerryMarsh.com, Walton Music, Santa Barbara, G. Schirmer, Concordia Publishing
House, MusicSpoke, and others.
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