David Roth

David is a singer, songwriter, and recording artist who has taken his songs, experience, and expertise to a wide variety of venues in this and other countries full-time for more than three decades. His work has found its way to Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, several Chicken Soup for the Soul books, the Kennedy Center, the Kerrville Folk Festival (TX), NASA’s Goddard Space Center (his song “Rocket Science” sailed on the space shuttle Atlantis in 2009), the Rise Up Singing and Rise Again (sequel) songbooks, and 15 CDs on the Wind River and Stockfisch (Germany) labels.

The former artist-in-residence at New York’s Omega Institute has been on many of Christine Lavin’s seminal Rounder Records compilations, and has also taught singing, songwriting, and performance at SummerSongs (NY ~ where he serves as Executive Director), the Augusta Heritage workshops (WV), Common Ground on the Hill (MD), the Woods Dance & Music Camp (Ontario), WUMB’s Summer Acoustic Music Week (NH), Moab Folk Camp (UT), Rowe Center (MA), Pendle Hill (PA), Lamb’s Retreat (MI), the National Wellness Institute (WI), the Swannanoa Gathering (NC), and for many other songwriting groups and associations around the country. David is also creator of the Cape Cod Songwriters Retreat and organizer/host of the Cape’s Full Moon Open Mic which since 2005 has provided a forum for musicians to connect and be heard while at the same time collecting donations (cumulatively nearing $17,000 to date) for local non-profits to help neighbors in need.

Recommendations for his presentations (which included “sermons-in song” for churches, synagogues, and a wide range of other groups can be found at: https://davidrothmusic.com/testimonials/

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"Our first choice to keynote the Minnesota Peer Helpers Association conference for counselors, teachers, community leaders and social workers was David...several participants said it was one of the most powerful mornings of their lives.”

~ Rob Kesselring, Conference Coordinator, MPHA

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