Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Instructor of Double Bass


Mr. Eckert began playing the double bass at an early age, and has more than
thirty years’ experience as a professional musician.  During his high school
years, Mr. Eckert studied under Ferdinand Maresh from the Philadelphia
Orchestra.  He attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where
he studied under Clifford Sphor and Dwight Shambley, both from the Dallas
Symphony.  After graduating with a Music Performance degree in Double Bass,
Mr. Eckert spent seven years playing in the National Symphony of the
Dominican Republic under the direction of Maestros Carlos Piantini and
Alvaro Mancano.  Besides classical music, Mr.Eckert has spent many years
performing as a jazz musician.  He currently is a member of the Delta

David Eckert

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-2094


Building: Fine Arts Center
Room: 203