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David Joseph Ostap (1962 – 2022)

David Joseph Ostap, born on Sept. 20, 1962, passed away April 16, 2022, in his home in Reseda, California, from a heart attack. David was a graduate from the School of Music at CalArts in composition in 1987. He studied with Mel Powell, Alan Chaplin and Nick England and very proud of the fact that he was able to work with those distinguished artists. 

He also received and received a Master’s in education from UCLA and was the Band Director from Reseda High School.

There was a memorial service performed at the San Fernando mission, Tuesday, July 5 at 2 PM.