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Dave Ransom


Orchestral Freelance Work

  • The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Birmingham Royal Ballet
  • English National Ballet
  • Orchestra of The Age Of Enlightenment
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • London Concert Orchestra
  • The Aurora Orchestra
  • Bampton Classical Opera
  • Gabrielli Consort
  • The Den Jyske Sinfonietta

Work with a number of these ensembles has also included televised and recorded broadcasts (Classic
FM, Radio 3) as well as recording sessions for the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the
Gabrielli Consort.

Orchestral Training Placements

  • Orchestre de l’Abbaye, Natural Horn (2006 - 2007)

Solo and Chamber music

  • Mozart Horn Concerto No. 3 - Bristol Symphony Orchestra
  • Crusell Sinfonia Concertante - Jeune Orchestre de l’Abbaye
  • Strauss Horn Concerto No. 1 - South Downs Youth Orchestra
  • Solo recitals given for the Wiltshire Rural Music organisation

Education Work includes brass and composition teaching, conducting work and arrangement projects.

  • Regular conducting experience (Badminton School Symphony Orchestra). Repertoire covered includes Copland’s Appalachian Spring, Nielsen Symphony No.1, Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture
  • Beethoven Symphony No.3, Elgar Sea Pictures, Schumann Piano Concerto and various other works
  • Have taught brass and composition in a variety of schools (Bristol, Sussex)
  • Conducting experience with the Bristol Symphony Orchestra (Guest Assistant Conductor)


  • Awarded ABRSM scholarship for postgraduate study at the RCM


  • University of Sussex PGCE (2008 - 2009)
  • The Royal College of Music, London. PgDip (2006 - 2007). BMus (2002 - 2006)

Teachers: Simon Rayner, John Ryan, Tim Jones and Sue Dent


  • Mr Simon Rayner - Royal Opera House
  • Mr Nicolas Fleury - RPO

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MAS takes no responsibility for its accuracy.

Horn, Conductor