Born in West Reading, PA. David Lutz graduated from the University of Delaware (Bachelor of Arts) and from Boston University (Master of Music).
From 1978 – 2001 professor at the Conservatory of the City of Vienna (Konservatorium der Stadt Wien) where he held classes in German Art Song and in Vocal Accompanying. Since 1994 Professor for Vocal Accompanying at the University for Music and Applied Arts in Vienna (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien). Full professor since 2001; professor emeritus since 2016.
Concert tours as an accompanist for such singers as Lucia Popp, Thomas Hampson, Robert Holl, Hermann Prey, Nicolai Gedda, and others. Concerts in most of the countries of Europe, in the U.S.A., Canada, Israel, Syria, South Korea, Japan, China and Australia. Master classes in German art song in the United States, Canada, Australia, South Korea, Japan, China and Europe.
Recordings for radio and television in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, England, Italy, Japan, U.S.A., and Canada. Many recordings on Teldec and Preiser labels with such artists as Thomas Hampson (Mahler Lieder) and Robert Holl (Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Wolf, etc.) to name a few.