Bio (short)

David Wall is a Toronto-based, award-winning composer and singer. He has written scores for a long list of film, television and experimental projects, working with collaborators such as Bruce Mau Design, Avi Lewis and Simcha Jacobovici. His career as a singer has included fronting The Bourbon Tabernacle Choir and The Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band. He has written a large catalogue of songs in many genres including a #1 song for rock band Big Sugar (“The Scene”). More recently he has studied Cantorial and traditional Yiddish music and has worked extensively with pianist Marilyn Lerner. In 2003 he received a Chalmers Foundation grant in association with film maker John Greyson to create the video installation/opera Fig Trees.