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Daniel Stroud


•    Royal Academy of Music, Master of Arts, Distinction and DipRAM - (MA, 2021 - 2023)
•    Royal Academy of Music, Bachelor of Music, First Class Honours - (BMus Hons, 2017 - 2021)
•    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Junior Department - (2014-2017)
•    Queensferry High School - (2011-2017)

Professional Orchestral Experience:
•    BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. (Inc. BBC Proms 2022 & 2023)
•    Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
•    London Mozart Players.
•    Aurora Orchestra. (Extras list)
•    Glyndebourne Sinfonia
•    Britten Sinfonia.
•    Scottish Ensemble.
•    Heritage Orchestra.
•    Chroma Ensemble.
•    Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra.
•    Knussen Chamber Orchestra.
•    Piccadilly Sinfonietta.

•    Tunnell Trust Recital Scheme Artist, 2023-24.
•    Achieved the highest violin mark in his year for the final recital at the Royal Academy of Music.
•    Semi-finalist of the Royal Overseas League Competition.
•    Violin recital at the Petworth Festival.
•    2nd Prize for the Winifred Small Solo Violin Competition at the Royal Academy of Music.
•    Barber Violin Concerto with the Edinburgh Festival Symphony Orchestra at the Queen’s Hall.
•    The Lark Ascending performance at conductor Georg Solti’s House, in a commemoration concert for Lady Solti.

•    BEK Strings
•    Deputy Leader for Guys and Dolls at the Bridge Theatre, London.
•    Deputy Violin 1 for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory UK Tour 2022-2024.
•    BRIT Awards with Ed Sheeran.
•    Royal Albert Halle with RAYE.
•    Recorded strings for Ella Henderson’s single, ‘Heartstrings’.
•    Recorded and arranged strings for Carmody’s single, ‘Keep Me Safe’.
•    Recording sessions with the London Mozart Players, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia.
•    Orchestra scene in the Elton John Movie “Rocketman”.
•    The Voice Kids UK Final.

Orchestral Training:
•    Leader of the Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra; under Sir Mark Elder.
•    Leader of the Manson Ensemble at the Royal Academy of Music; under Franck Ollu.
•    Principal Second Violin of the Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra; under John Wilson.
•    Principal Second Violin of the Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra; under Ryan Bancroft.
•    Leader of National Youth Orchestra of Scotland.

•    James Ehnes, Tasmin Little, Roman Simovic, Igor Yusefovich, Eszter Haffner, Andrej Bielow, Stephan Picard, Levon Chilingirian and Jack Liebeck.

•    String Trio Recital at St James Piccadilly, London.
•    Seida Ensemble; concerts of Bartok’s Divertimento in London.
•    Ebenos Ensemble; concerts in London of Britten’s Oboe Quartet.
•    Recital at Regent Hall with Harpist.


•    Petworth Festival, UK.
•    Hellensmusic Festival, UK.
•    Aldeburgh Festival, UK.
•    Chipping Campden Festival, UK.
•    Virtuoso Bel Canto Festival, Italy.
•    Edinburgh International Festival, UK.

•    Awarded the Regency Award from the Royal Academy of Music for his outstanding performing achievements and contribution throughout his Masters degree.
•    Awarded the DipRAM from the Royal Academy of music for an exceptional final recital.
•    The James Wright Award from the Royal Academy of Music; for performing achievements throughout his undergraduate degree.
•    The Manoug Parikian Award from Help Musicians.
•    Harrison-Frank Family Foundation Award.
•    Scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Music for Postgraduate Degree.
•    Countess of Munster Postgraduate Award.
•    St. Marylebone Educational Fund Award.
•    Sir James Caird Travelling Scholarship.
•    The Cross Trust Scholarship.
•    Colin MacLean Bursary from the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland
•    The Harrison Gowland Scholarship from the Royal Academy of Music.
•    The Dewar Arts Award.

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