Music Director - Conductor
F E A T U R E D R E V I E W S
"David Oertel’s handling of the orchestra
set a new standard…”
The Greensboro News and Record
"Under David Oertel's baton, the orchestra
feelingly render every wonderful note in
this work. "
The High Point Enterprise
“The orchestra, under David Oertel, does
an excellent job of negotiating the jazzy
rhythms and blues tinged harmonies of
The Triad Style
"Gifted Dr. David Oertel...led a tremendous
program, especially the Elgar Variations:
superbly rich, gorgeous, going straight to
my heart." The Wimberley View
N E W S
The 6th edition of Daniels' Orchestral Music is released in mid 2022. Co-Authors are David Daniels, David Oertel, and David Rahbee. Content added monthly to the website: Daniels-Orchestral.com
The American Prize announced David Oertel takes 2rd place in Orchestral Programming in 2021. He was awarded 3rd place in 2020 and 1st place in 2019. 2022 announcements forthcoming.
David Oertel and Jonathan Green co-author Choral-Orchestral Repertoire: A Conductor's Guide: Omnibus Edition (2019).
The 2022-2023 season is Oertel's tenth season with the Starlight Symphony Orchestra and his 13th season with the Austin Philharmonic.