David Brill was born in North Kansas City, Missouri. He began his violin studies at the age of three years old. He has studied violin with Joseph Silverstein, Matitiahu Braun Rimma Bergeron-Langlois, Elmar Oliveira and Kimberly Fisher. He currently studies with Professor Carol Cole at the Lynn University Conservatory. He also participated in a master class with Rachel Barton Pine, Leon Fleisher, Linda Cerone, as well as with members of the Penderecki Quartet and the Emerson Quartet.
David is currently a member of the following professional orchestras: the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Disney World Orchestra, and the Brevard Symphony Orchestra. In 2013, David won a full scholarship to the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.
In the summer of 2015, David participated in the Philadelphia International Music Festival (PIMF), where he won the grand prize for the concerto competition, which included a performance of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra. He also won the Bach Double competition at PIMF with his performance of the third movement of the Bach Double, which he played with a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Cristian Marcelaru.
In 2016, David won first prize in the Lynn University Concerto Competition in which he performed as a soloist playing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with the Lynn Philharmonia Orchestra.
David is also a three-time winner of the Lynn University Chamber Music Competition partnering with the Lyric Chamber Music Societyof New York City. As a prize for winning this competition, David’s string quartet performed at the Kosciuszko Foundation in New York City in 2017 and his trio performed there in 2018.
In February of 2018, David won 1st prize in the International Music Competition “Vienna” Grand Prize Virtuoso, and was invited to perform at the Glaserner Saal, Musikverein (Vienna, Austria).
In March of 2018, David also won 1st prize in the Golden Classical Music Awards Competition, and he gave his solo debut at Carnegie Hall on November 2, 2018.
In May of 2020, David graduated with his Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance, Summa Cum Laude, from Lynn University, and is currently pursuing a Professional Performance Certificate in Violin Performance with Professor Carol Cole at Lynn University.