David Beauchesne currently serves as the Treasurerof the OSMS Board of Directors, which he joined in 2015. David is the dad of OSMS students Benett (Ms. Elizabeth’s class) and Clara (Ms. Brooke’s class). As Treasurer, David chairs the Finance Committee and works with the staff and board to establish the annual budget, review compensation and benefits for staff, and monitor the month-to-month fiscal performance of OSMS. David is a highly successful arts administrator, as well as a dedicated music educator and musician.
He is Executive Director of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School, which has grown exponentially during his tenure. Prior to working at the Phil he held teaching and administrative positions at Georgia State University’s School of Music in Atlanta, the Eastman School of Music in Rochester New York, and taught Junior High Band in Irondequoit, NY. David has performed with the Montreal Symphony, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Chautaugua Symphony, Alarm Will Sound, the Eastman Jazz Ensemble, the Boss Street Band, Orchestra Antonetti and others. David holds a Bachelor of Music degree and a Master of Music Education from the Eastman School, and completed the course work for a Ph.D. in Music Education at Georgia State.