A versatile musician, David Cabral attended the Boston Conservatory of Music as a viola major, but also performs frequently on cello. In demand throughout New England as a chamber and orchestral musician, he also plays the fife and is a member of theMiddlesex County Volunteers Fifes and Drumsas well cellist and harpist for the Boston based Celtic music ensembleFellswater. He has performed on fife with the Boston Camerata, the Boston Pops, the National Guard Gala as well as many other large and prestigious events and parades. In 2018 Dave performed at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Scotland as a fifer with the Middlesex County Volunteers and as cellist with Fellswater and more recently as a fiddle player with Hjaltibonhoga (Shetland Fiddlers).
In addition to his work as a free-lance musician, he is chief echocardiographer (ultrasound of the heart) at Boston Medical Center’s department of Pediatric Cardiology.