He gives solo recitals annually in the National Concert Hall in Dublin and has appeared as a soloist on both Irish radio and television. David has performed chamber music alongside many great musicians including Barnabas Kelemen, Maxim Rysanov, Kian Soltani and Barry Douglas. He has worked with conductors Daniel Barenboim, Marin Alsop, Vasily Petrenko and John Wilson while playing with the European Union Youth Orchestra, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and John Wilson Orchestra. He has performed at prestigious events such as Salzburg Festival, Lucerne Festival and the BBC Proms.
David Tobin has performed as a soloist with many orchestras in Ireland and internationally, including the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, National Youth Orchestra of Ireland, Sinfonieorchester Aachen, Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra, Kourion Orchester Münster, Poltava Symphony Orchestra and with the New York Concerti Sinfonietta in Carnegie Hall, where "he played with impeccable intonation and abundant virtuosity" (Epoch Times).
He is currently undertaking his Master's degree in Cologne with Prof. Barnabas Kelemen, having completed his Bachelor's degree with the highest mark. David is also the most successful string player in the history of the Feis Ceoil, Ireland's premier national competition, having won all junior and senior competitions. He was a prizewinner in international competitions in Romania, Estonia, France and Ukraine. He has been the recipient of many bursaries such as the National Concert Hall Young Musician Award, RTÉ Lyric FM Award and Alan Gillespie Ulster Bank Award at Clandeboye Festival.