About the Conductor

David Vanderbout - Director

David Vanderbout is thrilled to embark upon his first season as Artistic Director
of the River City Chorale. He looks forward to the opportunity of building upon the
dynamic and diverse legacy of the Chorale. In addition to this position, David is the
Choral Director at El Camino Fundamental High School. Now in his eighth year at the high
school, David has expanded the choral program and developed the multiple choirs into
award-winning ensembles. Under his direction, the choirs have received top ratings at
festivals, toured extensively, and served as ambassadors for the high school in both the
local Sacramento community and abroad. David also directs the choral program at Arden Middle
School. David received his Master of Music in Choral Conducting and Bachelor of Music in Music
Education from California State University, Sacramento. In addition to his teaching duties, David
performs regularly as both a soloist and in ensembles throughout the region.