The UMD School of Music welcomes two new faculty members: David Fedderly, former Principal Tuba with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; and Phil Munds, Principal Horn of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
David T. Fedderly held the Principal Tuba position with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra from 1983 to 2014. He has also been the substitute principal tuba with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony, Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
His previous faculty appointments have included the Juilliard School, the University of Maryland, College Park and The Catholic University of America. Before moving to Baltimore he was also a faculty member at DePaul University and Wheaton College in the Chicago area. More here.
A California native, Philip Munds attended the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, graduating in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. After graduation, he remained in the Bay area and played for the San Francisco Symphony, the San Francisco Opera and Ballet Orchestras, the Berkeley Symphony and the Santa Cruz Symphony Orchestra. In 1989 he moved east to play with the United States Air Force Band in Washington, DC. While playing Associate Principal Horn in the band, he also performed extensively with the Air Force Woodwind Quintet. In 1997, Mr. Munds left the service and filled the position of Assistant Principal Horn with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and in 2004, was appointed Principal Horn under Maestro Temirkanov. More here.