David Angus


David Angus

David Angus is President & Secretary-Treasurer of the Rochester Musicians' Association, Local 66 of the American Federation of Musicians. He is also third horn of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, a position he has held for 32 years. An active volunteer, Mr. Angus has served numerous times on the Orchestra Committee of the Rochester Philharmonic and has participated in negotiating most of that orchestra's collective bargaining agreements over the last 30 years.

A native of San Diego, CA., Mr. Angus graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts before enrolling at the Eastman School for graduate study. He attended Eastman on an NDEA fellowship, earning Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in horn performance as well as a Performer's Certificate. He also holds a graduate certificate in industrial and labor relations from the Cornell extension in Rochester, NY.

Mr. Angus has been his orchestras' delegate to the International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians for most of the last 30 years and also served as that organization's President for 12 years ending in 2002. He is also a Trustee of the symphony strike fund of the American Federation of Musicians.

Articles by David Angus:

Symphony Musicians and Their Local Union
May 15, 2019