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Dan Oates


With over 10 years of experience performing, recording, arranging and directing music worldwide Dan Oates is a highly in demand Violinist, Arranger and Musical Director.


Orchestral work:
London Contemporary Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, Heritage Orchestra, London Choral Sinfonia, Voces8, Multi-Story Orchestra, London Metropolitan Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, Urban Soul Orchestra (leader)

Album recordings:
Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Liam Gallagher, Maisie Peters, Beverly Knight

Live performance:
Ed Sheeran, Jonas Brothers, Machine Gun Kelly, Jack Savoretti (soloist), Self Esteem, Robbie Williams

Shows and West End:
The Lost Estate's The Great Murder Mystery (principal)
The Lost Estate's The Great Christmas Feast (principal)
& Juliet, Les Mis Tour, Choir of Man (depping)
Carousel A Concert ft. Joanna Riding (co-principal)
War Of The Worlds (tour)

Film and TV session recording:
The Crown, The Great, Harry Potter, Graham Norton, Jonathan Ross, Strictly Come Dancing, The Mercury Prize, BBC Live Lounge, MTV, Amazon Music, Classic FM


Arranging and Composing:

Beverly Knight, Blue Lab Beats, Alfie Boe, Laville, Urban Soul Orchestra, English National Opera, Adidas, MTV, Demob Happy, Jade Bird, Ward Thomas, Mnelia, Amazon Music

Music Direction and Consultancy:
The 1975, Boom Town Festival, Amazon Music, Adidas, Birmingham Pride, MTV, Unilever, Redbull

Dan directs, arranges and performs for the renowned Re:imagine, which has seen him create over 35 different
shows for 500 plus concerts since 2017. These feature his original ensemble NÜWA. The shows are curated by
Dan and have been performed from Festivals to O2 arenas. NÜWA currently holds four public London
residencies at Layafette, XOYO, Steelyard and The Blues Kitchens.

Academic work:
Co-edited and published "Jazz on a Winters Night" (Oxford University Press)
Co-wrote and performed in an educational touring performance for International Schools in Southeast Asia.

2013 - 2015 Royal Academy of Music, MA - Jazz violin, arranging, composition.
2009 - 2013 Royal Academy of Music, BMus Hons - classical violin.

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Violin, Arranger, Jazz Violin