David TitcombManaging Director
David Titcomb is the Orchestra Manager for the Philharmonia Orchestra of New York. Mr. Titcomb received his Master of Fine Arts from the Yale University School of Music and his B.F.A. from SUNY Purchase. After 32 years as an Orchestra Associate Member for the Metropolitan Opera, he has played in over 2,500 performances. He has been a Trombonist for the New York City Opera since 1986, and has performed with many other regarded New York area performing groups such as the New York Philharmonic and the New York City Ballet Orchestra. His orchestra managerial experience ranges from the New York City Opera and the New York City Ballet, where he managed over 100 musicians. He is also the music coordinator for Shakespeare’s Globe Broadway production of Twelfth Night and Richard III.
Over the last four years he has facilitated the important collaboration between the Musicians of the New York City Opera Orchestra and Maestro Atsushi Yamada in connection with Project Hand-in-Hand. In July of 2015 he formally organized the Philharmonia Orchestra of New York to continue the activities of the orchestra as an independent orchestra. The Philharmonia Orchestra of New York debuted under its new title with the performance of Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton, performed at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center in July 2015 with the Lincoln Center Festival.