David Brock


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Private Music Teacher
Company Name
Folk Music Center

David Brock is a gifted violin and banjo teacher who provides private lessons at the Folk Music Center in Claremont, California. His long association with the musical instrument store goes back to the days when its co-founder, Dorothy Chase, provided instruction to David’s mother. David caught the music bug at an early age and played in local bands before touring professionally after high school and throughout his college years. He earned a PhD in musicology and sought the opportunity to teach music. Over the years he has created his own unique approach to teaching students (of all ages) and enjoys each session as he sees his students develop.