|Dave improvised a solo on "Fly Me to the Moon" at the January 28, 2003, concert at O'Gara's Bar and Grill in St. Paul.|
|Dave played second alto sax on most of the songs at O'Gara's.|
After retiring from a long and distinguished careere teaching bands and jazz bands in the Moundsview school district, Dave continued to be an active adjudicator and clinician.
Dave played baritone sax in the Twin Cities Jazz Orchestra for several years. He was also a free-lance musician, playing in the Classic Big Band and performing in combos.