David Sneider

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David Sneider

Major: Studio Music and Jazz

Instrument: Trumpet

Stamps Ensemble Name: Stamps Jazz Quintet Class of 2021

David Sneider, trumpet, is majoring in Studio Music and Jazz at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, where he is a Stamps Distinguished Ensemble Scholar, Class of 2021. David is a member of the award-winning Stamps Jazz Quintet, directed by Chuck Bergeron. He studies jazz trumpet privately with Brian Lynch.

Born to a family of musicians, David grew up right next to the New York jazz scene. He has performed with such artists as Gary Smulyan, Dick Oatts, Sean Jones, Avishai Cohen, Dave Holland, Pete Malinverni, Joel Frahm, and Brian Lynch.

David has received notable recognitions as Outstanding Soloist in the 2017 DownBeat Student Music Awards, honorable mention in 2018 from the National YoungArts Foundation, Best Soloist three years in a row at the Sleepy Hollow Jazz Festival, and Outstanding Soloist at the 2018 Next Generation Jazz Festival. In addition, he was chosen for the 2016 Vail Jazz Workshop and the 2017 Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival.