David Drexler's music has been performed on five continents by groups such as L’Ensemble Portique, The New York Miniaturist Ensemble, Synchronia, Sound--The Alarm!, The Dutch Tuba Quartet, the May in Miami Festival, and the EmergOrchestra, and has been broadcast on Wisconsin Public Radio and many new-music radio shows around the U.S. He has received grants and commissions from the Oakwood Chamber Players, Music St. Croix, the Wisconsin Alliance for Composers, the Wisconsin Arts Board, and others.

His work Liberal Media was recorded by the Oakwood Chamber Players and appears on their CD Scenes. His work Forgotten at Dawn... was recorded by the Los Angeles New Music Ensemble for release on Centaur Records. He has served on the board of the Wisconsin Alliance for Composers and WAC's Madison Chapter, as editor of the Society of Composers, Inc. Online News, and as the webmaster for the Society of Composers, Inc..