David Mathie is a Professor Emeritus at Boise State University, where he taught trombone, euphonium and music education from 1992 to 2014. He also taught at Southwestern College, the National Music Camp at Interlochen, and the public schools in New York and Connecticut. His students are performing and teaching throughout the United States.
As a performer, Dr. Mathie was the Second Trombonist in the Boise Philharmonic for 20 years. He has also been a member of the Hartford, CT Symphony, the Stamford, CT Symphony, the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and has performed with the Metropolitan Opera as an extra on trombone and euphonium.
As a transcriber and arranger, Dr. Mathie has published music for trombone ensembles and various brass ensembles. His publishers include Alessi Publications, Balquhidder Music, Cherry Classics, Kagarice Brass Editions, and Tuba-Euphonium Press. His large brass ensemble transcriptions have been played world-wide by brass players from the Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berlin, Israel and Vienna symphonies, while his works for trombone choir have been performed by choirs throughout the United States and Canada. He is a member of ASCAP as a brass arranger.