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Daniel West

Bass Trombone

Bass Trombone and Contrabass Trombone
(Doubling Tuba & Tenor Trombone)

Orchestral Performance Experience

  • BBC Symphony Orchestra – London, UK (Trial)
  • BBC Concert Orchestra – London, UK (Trial)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra – London, UK (Trial)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – London, UK (Trial)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (Trial)
  • English National Opera – London, UK (Trial)
  • Orchestra of Opera North – Leeds, United Kingdom(Trial)
  • RTÉ Concert Orchestra – Dublin, Ireland (Trial)
  • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • London Contemporary Orchestra
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Aurora Orchestra
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Mahler Chamber Orchestra
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • Britten Sinfonia
  • Royal Ballet Sinfonia
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia
  • Southbank Sinfonia
  • Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Commercial Performance Experience

  • Phantom of the Opera (chair holder since 2015)
  • Old Dirty Brasstards (founding member)
  • Sessions for Isobel Griffiths Ltd, COOL Music, LMO, Hilary Skewes
  • Wicked (West End deputy)
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (West End dep)
  • Lord of the Rings (West End dep)
  • The Sound of Music (West End dep)
  • West Side Story (UK tour dep)Phantom of the Opera

Musical Education

  • Royal Academy of Music (London, England)
    • Post-graduate Diploma withDistinction, Dip-RAM (June 2007)
  • University of North Texas
    • Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance Cum laude (May 2005)
  • Mount Royal College Conservatory  (Calgary Alberta, Canada)
    • Academy Programme (1998-2000)
  • Central Memorial High School (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
    • High School Diploma, with Honours (June 2000)

Instrumental Instructors

  • Robert Hughes (former Bass Trombonist, London Symphony Orchestra)
    • Royal Academy of Music (2005-2007)
  • Denis Wick (former Principal Trombonist, London Symphony Orchestra)
    • Royal Academy of Music (2005-2007)
  • Keith McNicoll (bass and contrabass trombonist, Royal Opera House)
    • Royal Academy of Music (2006-2007)
  • Ian Bousfield (Principal Trombonist, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra)
    • Royal Academy of Music (2005-2007)
  • Jan Kagarice, University of North Texas (2005)
  • Dr. Vern Kagarice, University of North Texas (2000-2004)

Awards and Honours

  • Lewis Van Haney Philharmonic Prize (International Trombone Association) - First Prize (2004)
  • Donald Yaxley Bass Trombone Competition (ITA) - First Prize (2002)
  • ITA Solo Competition - Winner (2001)
  • UNT Most Outstanding Undergraduate in Brass Studies (2000-01)
  • Canadian Aldeburgh Foundation Bursary (2007)
  • Drummond Sharp Prize (Royal Academy of Music) - Highly Commended (2007)
  • John Solomon Prize (RAM) - Very Highly Commended (2006)

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Bass Trombone, Contrabass Trombone, Remote Recording