David Bourque

David Boutin-Bourque

Originally from Peterborough, Ontario, David Boutin-Bourque currently serves as Principal Clarinet of the Victoria Symphony. He is also a Sessional Instructor of Clarinet at the University of Victoria. Previously, David held positions with the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra as Acting Principal Clarinet, and the Erie Philharmonic as 3rd/Bass Clarinet. Additionally, he has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Nova Scotia. From 2017-2021, he enjoyed a fellowship at the Aspen Music Festival, winning the winds concerto competition in 2018. David completed degrees from the University of Toronto, Northwestern University, and Carnegie Mellon University. His teachers include Michael Rusinek, David Bourque, Steve Cohen, and Lawrie Bloom.