|AWARDS and HONOURS|
In 2002, David retired from carpentry to pursue his career as a performing artist full time. Since then he has had the great pleasure of being honoured with multiple awards and nominations.
The photo above shows the top of our piano - a fitting place to house this fine collection (photo by Beth).
February 2014 - JUNO nomination for So Say We All in the Roots and Traditional - solo category
So Say we All wins Penguin Eggs Magazine's Album of the Year award
David wins a Canadian Folk Music Award for English Songwriter of the Year
David nominated for four Canadian Folk Music Awards
February 2012 - JUNO nomination for Late Edition in the Roots and Traditional - solo category
David nominated for two Canadian Folk Music Awards
Seaway nominated for Canadian Folk Music Award
USA Songwriting Competition - David won the First Prize (Folk) of the USA Songwriting Competition with his song "Broken Glass"
IAMA - International Acoustic Music Awards -David's song "the Waking Hour" wins Top Award At The 7th Annual IAMA - OVERALL GRAND PRIZE WINNER!
www.jlsc.com/winners/2010 - David’s song “The Waking Hour” was selected as the Grand Prize Winner in the Folk category for the John Lennon Songwriting Award.
USA Songwriting Competition - David won the First Prize (Folk) of the USA Songwriting Competition with his song "Ballad of Bowser Macrae"
WUMB's Top 100 for the last 25 years - In celebration of WUMB's 25th Anniversary, they asked thier listeners to vote for their top ten performers over the past 25 years- David was in the top 100!
The Porcupine Awards - David was awarded The Golden Quill Award for songwriting at this year's 18th Annual Porcupine Awards -as part of at CIUT-FM, The University of Toronto radio station's show "Back to the Sugar Camp" with host Steve Fruitman
"Winning a Porcupine does not imply that one is The Best.
IAMA - International Acoustic Music Awards - Best Male Artist for the song "Greenfields"
USA Songwriting Competition - Finalist in the Folk Category for the song "Waking Hour"
WUMB Folk Radio’s Top Ten of 2005 - David's CD Waking Hour recognized in this honour
USA Songwriting Competition - David won the First Prize (Folk) of the USA Songwriting Competition with his song "Saints and Sinners"
USA Songwriting Competition -Finalist in the Folk Category for the song "Red-winged Blackbird"