Instructor of Percussion
Dave Salay, originally from Cleveland, Ohio, serves on the faculty of Loyola University New Orleans and the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra Young Artist Academy. He has been a member of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra since 2007.
Prior to the LPO, he held the position of Principal Percussion with the West Virginia Symphony. Other orchestras Dave has performed with include Alabama Symphony Orchestra, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Canton Symphony, and Erie Philharmonic. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Cleveland State University where he studied with Tom Freer of the Cleveland Orchestra. Dave is an Orchestral Artist for Freer Percussion and Evans Drum Heads.