David Roth is a singer, songwriter, recording artist, and enthusiastic instructor who has taken his songs, experience, and expertise to a wide variety of venues in the U.S. and other countries full-time for over three decades. His work has found its way to Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, several Chicken Soup for the Soul books, the Kennedy Center, Peter, Paul and Mary and Kingston Trio albums, the Kerrville and Falcon Ridge Folk Festivals (top honors at both Emerging Artist competitions), NASA’s Goddard Space Center (his song “Rocket Science” sailed on the space shuttle Atlantis in 2009), the Rise Up Singing and Rise Again songbooks, and 15 CDs on the Wind River and Stockfisch (Germany) labels. Winner of five Positive Music Awards (celebrating the best in empowering original music), David has also been on many of Christine Lavin’s seminal Rounder Records compilations. The former artist-in-residence at New York’s Omega Institute has taught singing, songwriting, and performance at SummerSongs (NY - where he serves as Executive Director), the Augusta Heritage workshops, Common Ground on the Hill, and many other groups and associations around the country. David is also Director of the Cape Cod Songwriters Retreat, leads musical tours to Ireland and Scotland, rafting trips down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River, and is creator/host of the Cape's Full Moon Open Mic which for the past 12 years has provided a forum for musicians to connect and be heard while at the same time collecting donations ($16,000 to date) for local non-profits to help neighbors in need.
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