Professor of Practice for Tuba + Euphonium
Visiting Assistant Professor of Horn
Visiting Assistant Professor of Trombone
Associate Professor of Trumpet
Area Coordinator of Brass & Percussion
Faculty Fellow for Strategic Initiatives
Recent Research & Creative Activity
- David Spencer was nominated for the Willard R. Sparks Eminent Faculty Award. This
award is the highest distinction given to a faculty member by the University of Memphis.
- David Spencer was nominated for the 2021 University of Memphis Distinguished Teaching
- David Spencer was a featured artist at the 2021 Prizm International Chamber Music
Festival in Memphis, TN.
- David Spencer performed as a soloist with the River City Brass, Florida tour.
- David Spencer celebrated twenty-five years as lead trumpet at the Orpheum Theatre
in Memphis, TN.
- David Spencer was named and performed as lead trumpet on the National Tour of Disney’s
- David Spencer was a featured artist at the 2019 Jazz Education Network Conference
in Reno, NV.
- David Spencer performed as a soloist on the International Concert Tour of Asia with
the River City Brass.
- David Spencer was a featured artist at the Network Performing Arts Production Workshop
in Prague, Czech Republic.
- David Spencer performed as a guest soloist with the Grammy Nominated Rutgers University
- David Spencer performed the world’s first co-presence jazz performance at the World
Supercomputing Conference using MVTP technology.