experienced, professional musician.
Coester is a classically trained guitarist and teacher. He
earned his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Guitar
Performance from the Manhattan School of Music and spent 18
years in New York City.
moved to Western, New York State in 2003 and opened the MeanTone
Guitar Studio where he teaches privately to students of all
ages and abilities in Dunkirk and Mayville. Davids playing
covers a wide range of musical interests. While especially
committed to 20th-century composers and to the music of J.
S. Bach, his repertoire also includes light classical, popular
jazz standards and finger-style arrangements.
to teaching, David plays regularly at private parties, weddings,
and gallery openings, and has given concert lectures for audiences
at the Chautauqua Institution among other organizations. His
most recent public recital was held at the 1891 Fredonia Opera
House. He has also performed at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington,
D. C., the Basilica of San Clemente in Rome, Italy, and the
Seoul Arts Center in Korea.
plays events throughout the Finger Lakes region, Ithaca and Central N.Y. Including Rochester, Binghamton, Syracuse, Uttica and Corning.