Dedicated to educating the next Generation of muscians, David Yonan has held the position of Coordinator of Strings and Artist-in Residence at Columbia College Chicago and was on faculty at North Park University Chicago, where he also founded and directed the North Park University Chamber Soloists Ensemble. In addition he was giving master classes and coached chamber music at the Midwest Young Artists Conservatory Chicago and the Music Institute of Chicago.
His students have won top prizes at national and international music competitions, such as the International Alexander & Buono Competition New York, the International Protegé Competition New York, the Walgreens National Concerto Competition, the International Anton Rubinstein Violin Competition Germany and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. .
Many of his former students have gone on to pursue Bachelors and Masters Degrees at Colleges and Universities such as the Juilliard School New York, Manhattan School of Music, Royal College of Music London, Cleveland Institute of Music, Boston Conservatory, Northwestern University Chicago, University of Southern California Los Angeles, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Indiana University, Chicago College of the Performing Arts, Oberlin College, Columbia College Chicago, among many others.
David Yonan has given master classes and guest lectures at Northwestern University, San Francisco State University, University of Chicago and the Hochschule für Musik "Franz Liszt" Weimar. In 2016 he joined the faculty of the International Montecito Music Festival, at La Sierra University, California and in 2016 founded the International Music-and Culture Festival Uckermark.
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