Dr. David A. Klee, Sr. is Professor Emeritus of Music (Buena Vista University) where he retired spring of 2022 after twenty years. He served as the Director of Jazz Studies/Recording Technology program.
He received his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Flute Performance from the University of Georgia in 1998. Dr. Klee also completed his Master Certificate in Music Production from Berklee College in 2007.
Dr. Klee was fortunate enough to have studied with some of the finest flutists/flute teachers in the country. His former flute teachers include: Martha Rearick, former principal flutist of the Florida Symphony, Warren Little, former principal flutist of the Atlanta Symphony, Dr. Constance Lane, former principal flutist of the Columbia Philharmonic Orchestra, and Dr. Ronald Waln, Professor of Flute emeritus at the University of Georgia. Dr. Klee has performed in master classes for Bonita Boyd, Julius Baker, James Pellerite, and Ervin Monroe.
Dr. Klee has been a member of several orchestras throughout his professional career including the Middle Georgia Symphony and the Fort Dodge Orchestra (Iowa) where he was the principal flutist for many years. He has toured all over the East coast and has been a staff musician (flute, tenor sax, electric bass) in numerious recording studios in Florida and Georgia.
In his spare time Dr. Klee runs and manages his own recording/video studio called DAK Productions. He uses the studio to record audio/video for his YouTube channel as well as record flute and bass for clients' various recording projects (internet based).