Mintcheva|McArthur Piano Studio

David McArthur


  • D.M.A. Piano Performance - University of Colorado
  • M.M. Piano Performance - Colorado State University


  • Winner, MTNA National Studio Fellowship Award
  • Outstanding Graduate, Colorado State University
  • Pi Kappa Lambda Honors Society
  • Finalist, Simone Belsky Piano Competition


  • Amafli Coast, Italy (Vietri sul Mare)
  • Prague, The Czech Republic (Jan Deyl Hall)
  • Dobritch, Bulgaria (Mirror Hall)
  • Hartford , CT
  • Richmond, VA
  • Denver, CO
  • Estes Park, CO
  • Grand Junction, CO
  • Montrose, CO
  • Peonia, CO


  • Collaborative Pianist, Colorado State University
  • Music Director, Colorado State Ballet Program

Teaching Experience

  • Colorado State University - Adjunct Theory Faculty
  • University of Colorado - Piano Instructor

Dr. David McArthur has taught piano and theory both at the university level and privately. An avid collaborator, he has performed with various chamber groups, as well as with the Fort Collins Symphony, Cheyenne Symphony, and Opera Fort Collins.  He specializes in the research and performance of 20th-century piano repertoire, with a special focus on composers such as William Albright, Frederic Rzewski, William Bolcom, and Mason Bates. He has helped audiences gain a deeper appreciation of new works through innovative programming and informative in-concert talks. Dr. McArthur is currently on staff at the Colorado State University Department of Music, Theater, and Dance, where he serves as Music Director for the Ballet Division. He is also Music Director at First Baptist Church in Loveland, Colorado.