David Parmeter



Describe your role with Portland Opera

Since 2012, as a double bass player in the pit I’ve listened to a lot of opera and played a few downbeats.

What music/book/movie/show/poem/place/moment is currently inspiring you?

Harry Shearer’s Le Show podcast

When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Some kind of musician

In my free time, you can usually find me...

Building a goat barn

What has your favorite quarantine activity been?

Making/drinking beer

What is your favorite Portland Opera memory?

Performing Glass’ In the Penal Colony for several nights.


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