David Greenberg is known primarily as a baroque violinist who also plays fiddle in the Cape Breton and 18th-century Scottish styles. He grew up in Maryland, near Washington, D.C., learning violin from age four and exploring various fiddling styles early on. David studied baroque violin with Stanley Ritchie at Indiana University in the 1980s and joined Tafelmusik (Toronto) for ten years, 1988-1998. He became a Canadian citizen in the 1990s and has lived in Halifax since 2000.
David has co-founded several music ensembles, including the Medieval Quintet, Puirt A Baroque, Ferintosh, Tempest Baroque Ensemble, and Vortex 3. Currently, he performs mainly with Chris Norman, David McGuinness, and Red Priest. David is featured on dozens of recordings, including those with Seattle Baroque, Apollo's Fire, Ensemble Caprice, Les Voix Humaines, La Nef, Toronto Consort, Symphony Nova Scotia, Doug MacPhee, Suzie LeBlanc, and Concerto Caledonia. His latest release (2010) is entitled Let Me In This Ae Night, with Chris Norman.