Live TV and Tours

The Who – Moving on! Tour

The Who is back! David has created new orchestral arrangements for their various hits, and new arrangements for their classic album, Quadrophenia.

Roger Daltrey – Tommy Tour

David wrote the arrangements for the orchestral reimagining of The Who’s musical, Tommy.

Seu Jorge – The Life Aquatic

David wrote the arrangements for Seu Jorge’s international orchestral tour of his renditions of David Bowie’s music.

Evanescence – Synthesis Tour

David created full orchestral arrangements for Evanescence’s Synthesis international tour

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (Broadway)

David wrote song arrangements, vocal arrangements, dance arrangements, did the orchestration, and composed incidental music.

Rush – Clockwork Angels Tour

David will be conducting select Dates for Rush’s 2012 Clockwork Angels Tour, including Brooklyn and Los Angeles shows. For tour dates, check Rush’s tour schedule at www.rush.com/tour-dates/


February 8, 2009 In a rare TV appearance, Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood from Radiohead, backed by the USC Trojan Marching Band, perform David’s arrangement of “15 Step” at the Grammys. That night Radiohead won a Grammy for their album In Rainbows.

Sheryl Crow

With David arranging and conducting strings on Saturday Night Live

Sheryl Crow with the David Campbell String Ensemble

David conducting strings for tour across the US and London, Fall 2006


December 2007 Juanes performing “Minas Piedras”, with David’s arrangements, at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony.

Robbie Williams

David conducting for Robbie Williams concert in Berlin, Germany

Faith Hill

Oscars 2002, live perfomance of “There You’ll Be” (Pearl Harbor Soundtrack)

Faith Hill

David conducting a live performance of “Breathe” at the 2001 Grammy Awards

Alanis Morissette

David conducting a live performance of “Uninvited” at the 1999 Grammy Awards

Jackson Browne, David Cosby

June 2nd, 2007 David conducting Samohi Orchestra at the “For The Arts” benefit concert.

America – Tribute to Heroes, Sept 11, 2001

David conducting for Neil Young’s live performance of “Imagine” by John Lennon


November 10, 2008 Dido performs “Don’t Believe in Love” with David’s arrangement on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Green Day

David Letterman


Saturday Night Live


Tonight Show

Eve 6

Tonight Show

Willie Nelson

Tonight Show

Macy Gray

Tonight Show

Goo Goo Dolls

Tonight Show, David Letterman, Rosie O’Donnell, MTV

Amy Lee (Evanescence)

2004 Billboard Music Awards

3 Doors Down

American Music Awards

Matchbox 20

VH1 Big in ’03

Don Henley

MTV Unplugged

Alanis Morissette

MTV Unplugged

Stone Temple Pilots

VH1 Storytellers, House of Blues (VH1 Pay Per View showing)


VH1 Story Tellers


VH1 Story Tellers

Amercan Hi Fi

Wango Tango Concert Live at Dodger Stadium


Unidos Por La Paz (United for Peace), Mexico 2001

Universal Amphitheatre, Arrowhead Pond

Cracker Live

with the Richmond Symphony

Neil Diamond & Soul Children of Chicago

“Christmas in Washington”

Celestial Navigations

Live underscore to storyteller Geoffrey Lewis.

Campbell was a member of this group for 15 years.