David Gillis has won awards as a guitarist, a songwriter and more recently won the 2017 CFMA producer of the year award for Corin Raymond's record which also was nominated for a JUNO award.
A noteworthy multi-instrumentalist, David plays, acoustic & electric guitars, dobro, banjo and ukulele. David place Top 5 in the Winfield Fingerstyle Guitar Competition. David Gillis is the recipient of the 2003 Colleen Peterson Song-writing Award and was featured in the American guitar publication known as “Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine”.
"I have been playing Beneteau guitars for over a dozen years. Since that time Marc has been a wise and dear friend. I own three Beneteau instruments... a Mahogany OM, a Rosewood 13 fret Nick Lucas and a Koa Tenor ukulele. For one reason or another ,depending on the moment, I play at least one of them everyday, without fail."
"As a producer David Gillis' blends organic instrumentation and takes songs to modern edgy places. His originality and daring musical finesse is brilliant!" — Eliza Gilkyson