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
Daniels' Orchestral Music 6th ed was released in mid 2022. David Oertel co-authored this gold standard with David Daniels and David Rahbee. Content added monthly to the website: Daniels-Orchestral.com
The American Prize 1st place winner in 2019.
David Oertel and Jonathan Green co-author Choral-Orchestral Repertoire: A Conductor's Guide: Omnibus Edition (2019).
The 2023-2024 season is Oertel's tenth season with the Starlight Symphony Orchestra and his 14th season with the Austin Philharmonic.