David Mayoral began his musical training with Hebe Onesti (ear training) and Master Horacio Icasto (piano). His career in the world of classical percussion begins with Juanjo Guillem, but soon becomes interested in the historical percussion, taking lessons from Master Pedro Estevan.
He also studied arabic percussion with Shokry Mohamed and Salah Sabagh and completed his training with courses and master classes with Glen Velez (frame drumming and req), Keyvan Chemirani (Zarb) and Pejman Haddadi (Zarb and daff).
Most of his work de developed in groups devoted to Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music: Hespèrion XXI, La Capella Reial de Catalunya, L’Arpeggiata, Mudéjar (Begoña Olavide), Kapsberger Ensemble (Rolf Lislevand), Eduardo Paniagua, Axivil, Orphenica Lyra, Camerata Iberia, Speculum Musicae, Dufay Colletive, Cuarteto Medieval de Urueña, Ensemble L’Amoroso, Les Sacqueboutiers, with whom he has performed throughout Europe.
Also in the field of ethnic music and fusion he has acted among other groups with Radio Tarifa, Luis Delgado, Javier Coble Quartet, Albaraka, the egyiptian guitar player Ali Khatabb, Alchemy and the flamenco ballet of Joaquin Ruiz. He is founder member of Transit, an educational project which presents a journey through the musical traditions of India, Cuba or the Middle East through their percussion instruments.
He has played in many oriental dance companies, highlighting the Hispano-Arab Company Dance of Shokry Mohamed, the company Al-Andalus Danza directed by Nesma (Julia Salmeron) and the World Dance Company.