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David Stock (Composer)

Born: 3rd June 1939, Pittsburgh, Penn. United States

Died: 2nd November 2015, Pittsburgh, Penn. United States

Nationality: American

David Frederick Stock was an American composer and conductor.

Stock was a longtime resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he served as a professor of composition and as the conductor of the Contemporary Ensemble at Duquesne University.

In 1976, he founded the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, and was the music director for 23 years until his retirement in 1999.

He was the composer in residence for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the 1987–88 season, and for the Seattle Symphony Orchestra for the 1996–97 season.