Dave, a drummer, started at Vanguard Orchestral in 2009 as a part-time retail manager. He soon started working full-time and split his shift between administration and learning how to repair brass instruments.
In 2014, Dave took a 3-year hiatus to travel through Asia overland, spending the better half of 2016 on a bicycle crossing China, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea.
In 2017, Dave returned to New Zealand to study a Bachelor of Communication. He is back working at Vanguard part-time in a similar role split between repair and admin.
He wrote this bio in third person.