The David Show is:

  • Fun-filled musical variety
  • Participatory, interactive, and educational
  • Singing with keyboard and ukulele accompaniment
  • Fabulous one-man band sound
  • International folk dancing
  • Humor & trivia

What David brings to the show:

  • Actor & performed with over 20 years of experience
  • Wonderful rapport with people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds
  • Background in music therapy and geriatric wellness
  • Published poet & writer
  • Se habla Español

Musical specialties

  • Show tunes
  • Sing-alongs
  • Jazz Standards
  • Popular songs from 1920s to contemporary
  • Folk songs, country-western, old-time & Americana
  • Spriituals & gospel
  • Jewish & Israeli folk dance songs
  • Spanish, French, German, Scandinavian, International

Examples of special themes:

  • Winter Warmth
  • Long Road to Freedom (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
  • Valentine’s Day love songs
  • St. Patrick’s Day Irish tunes
  • April Fool’s Day humor
  • Springtime & summertime themes
  • Patriotic themes for Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Flag Day
  • Autumn, Halloween, and Oktoberfest
  • Thanksigivng Theme: Giving Thanks
  • Christmas & Hannukah
  • New Year’s Eve
  • Time Train- from old songs to modern
  • Folk dancing with ethnic costumes
  • On This Day in History— music’s connection to our past, notable birthdays and anniversaires, current events, trivia, topical humor

A new show every month!

Perfect for:

  • Senior centers, assisted living facilities, retirement communities, memory care, nurisng homes, adult foster care
  • Hospitals & rehabilitation centers
  • Wellness programs
  • Schools & libraries
  • Children’s and family programs
  • Educational & cultural programs
  • Adult education & life enrichment
  • Camps & leisure acitvieis
  • Youth camps & mentoring programs
  • Motiviational presentations
  • Grand openinigs & promotional events
  • Fairs, festivals, and community celebrations
  • Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and life-cycle events
  • Office parties, employee recognition parties, and retirement parties
  • Roasts & tributes

Recent appearances include:

Countryside Living


Emerson House

Fanno Creek Elite Care

Marquis Hawthorne Gardens

OASIS (classes & programs for folks over age 50)

Terwilliger Plaza

Trinity Place

Weaver’s Tale

Since 1992, David has received music training & mentoring from:

Denise Daverso

Mary Kadderly

Rebecca Kilgore

Ask David about rates, references, & specials!

David is based in Portland, Oregon, USA, and open and negotiable to the possibility of travel.

David Rutiezer

(503) 901-1422