Instrument(s): Leader and piano
Hometown: Saginaw, Michigan
Member since: 1970
Dave has been an entertainer his entire adult life, spending time in radio and television, and as a band leader since college. He has been involved in producing some of the country’s leading fireworks displays including the Sky Salute to President Reagan on Inauguration Day in Washington in 1981. He founded the NRB on February 10, 1970 with Reverend Gary Miller to do a Dixieland Worship service, and has remained its leader during its nearly 46 years of operation. When not touring with the NRB he was a staff officer aboard the cruise ships of the Holland America Line.
He left that ‘gig’ to focus attention on the NRB and its music.
16 digitally remastered CDs and 2 DVDs later, the NRB’s reach is now global.
Ellie Schiff saysJuly 4, 2017 at 5:07 pm
I have lost your email address so I hope you get this. I have a new email address:
Since I was 16, two people have been on my mind every July 4th; Bob Schiff and Dave Opperrmann.
I hope this message finds you well and happy.
Laurie Colpean saysJanuary 22, 2020 at 9:27 pm
Dave Oppermann. I used to work for you back in early 70 s. Please contact me.