David Wilson (BMus, Mmus) is a Singer, Conductor, Voice Teacher, Yoga Instructor/Teacher Trainer and Breath Therapist. He is recognized across North America as a leading authority on the use of restorative yoga, embodiment, breath therapy and vocal pedagogy for strong, healthy singing. David has been singing for over 35 years as a chorister and soloist, appearing most recently the University of Alberta Vocal Area Faculty presentation J.S. Bach – A Celebration, and as the Prince/Wolf in Sondheim's Into the Woods. He has also sung with the Edmonton Opera Chorus and for the Banff Centre for the Arts, as soloist for the world premiere of Krzysztof Penderecki’s "Credo".
He has served as Artistic Director for numerous ensembles, including founding Calgary’s Spiritus Chamber Choir – winning the “International Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award” for their first CD, "Crossing Bridges". David received the Alberta Choral Federation’s Con Spirito Award in 1997, and in 2004 was invited to the Évora Cathedral Music School in Portugal to present his Master's Thesis, 'Manuel Cardoso'.
He has conducted numerous operas and musical productions, including Messiah, La Bohème, Carmen, La Traviata, My Fair Lady, Mikado, RENT. He offers workshops to singers, actors, teachers and professionals on vocal power, anxiety relief and respiratory health.
Along with his home-based voice instruction studio, David currently holds positions with Edmonton Musical Theatre, the University of Alberta, and the Theatre Arts program at MacEwan University. He has recently published four eBooks, one each on Singing Technique, Breath Therapy, Pranayama and Qi Gong. These and his Myo-fascial balls for improving vocal health are available on his website, www.the-wilson-method.com and through FB/IG/YT: The Wilson Method.