David Hetherington is currently the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's Assistant Principal cellist. David also teaches cello and chamber music at The Royal Conservatory of Music and the University of Toronto. He coaches the cello sections of the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, and is Music Director of the Inter-Provincial Music Camp near Parry Sound, Ontario.
As a soloist, David has performed with the Toronto Symphony, the Niagara Symphony and the Symphony Orchestra of Canada. As a chamber musician, he has toured Canada, the United States, Mexico and Europe, and has performed at the Ottawa, Elora and Kincardine Music Festivals.
David is also a founding member of the Amici Chamber Ensemble ( http://www.amiciensemble.com/ ) and the string quartet, Accordes.
David has appeared on several recordings for the CBC and for Centrediscs. He has recorded nine discs with Amici for Summit Records, Naxos and CBC records.