David Rose of Mexican and Native American heritage has been a lifelong musician and is very passionate about music. He currently resides in Elizabethtown, PA, with his wife Cindy and two cats. He graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College in the Music Technology and Marketing program. David freelances as a recording/mixing engineer, and he has presented lectures and workshops in recording and mixing. He has recorded as a solo artist and with the band Painted Raven. As a member of Painted Raven, David has performed in music festivals across the country, and has been nominated for both an Indian Summer Music Award and a NAMA (Native American Music Award). David's flute music was featured on internationally acclaimed Mars Lasar's “Tahoe Spirit.” Music from this CD was used in Jeff Corwin's MSNBC documentary, (100 Heartbeats). As a solo performer he has performed, at weddings, art gallery openings, historical venues, libraries, public events, charity events, and educational functions. In 2008, he performed as part of the The Gatherings Concert Series in Philadelphia, PA, hosted by Chuck van Zyl, host of Stars End radio program, aired on WXPN 88.5. Painted Raven's music can be heard on the nationally syndicated radio program Echoes hosted by John DiLeberto.