David Renaud Bio
David Renaud is an Ottawa-based clarinet player and multi-instrumentalist. He is currently booking concerts featuring material from his first two CDs and busy as a freelancer performing for festivals, pit work, studio, clubs, and private and corporate events. David performs for National Arts Centre Pops concerts, and covers a multitude of doubles for theatre pit orchestras. David teaches clarinet for Carleton University’s Music Department.
For 35 years, David Renaud has been immersed in a diverse and rich musical life, performing swing, jazz, theatre, orchestral, and studio. He has written music for solo, choral, duos, small ensemble, and big band. With the release of First Love, and its sequel, Encore, David partnered with the great Canadian jazz veteran Brian Browne to produce a lyrical, creative, and beautiful jazz collection of standards.