David Wagner

June 14, 2012


David Wagner is a concert organist who has performed throughout the United States, in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, France, Hungary  and in Russia. He holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan where he studied with Marilyn Mason. In addition to his work as a solo performer, Wagner has also been organist and harpsichordist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Wagner is the recipient of the Palmer Christian Award from the University of  Michigan School of Music and the Arts Achievement Award from Wayne State University.

“Dave” Wagner is a radio broadcaster and is Program Director and Host of Classical WRCJ-FM Detroit.  He has been the national host for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra broadcasts, produced and hosted the syndicated radio show “The Classical Countdown” and has been on the air on stations in Cincinnati, Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco.


“ . . . a great choice and a sought-after Performer recitalist, he delighted the crowd with Four centuries of organ music and his commentary .” (The Diapason, March 2013)

“Artistry and musicianship combine for unforgettable experience.”  (The Birmingham Eccentric)

A lavish technique and a stunning performer . . . ”  (The Detroit Free Press)