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Flute/Recorder player studying as a scholar at the Royal Academy of Music
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Daniel is a scholar at the Royal Academy of Music studying flute with Michael Cox, recorder with Anna Stegmann and Pamela Thorby and traverso with Lisa Beznosiuk. He previously studied the flute with Anna Pope and recorder with Barbara Law at The Purcell School and Junior Royal Academy of Music where he won the senior woodwind prize at both institutions. He is a member of award-winning recorder trio "Parandrus" who have given recitals around the UK after winning the ORDA Professional Recorder Consort Competition in Amsterdam. He was previously a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and principal flute with the London Schools' Symphony Orchestra. This has led to performances at the Royal Festival Hall, Barbican, Cadogan Hall, Royal Albert Hall as part of the BBC Proms and at the Chelsea Flower Show. Conductors have included Thomas Adès, Francois Xavier-Roth, John Adams, Peter Stark, Dominic Wheeler, Dominic Grier and Peter Ash. He was previously a London Philharmonic Orchestra Junior Artist which led to side by side performances and individual lessons with LPO players. In 2012, Daniel was given the opportunity to perform alongside members from the London Symphony Orchestra at the London Olympic Opening Ceremony. He also recently played alongside Damon Albarn, Paul, Simon Tong and Tony Allen on BBC2’s ‘Later’ with Jools Holland in song from their new album ‘Merrie Land’ which feature recorder parts. As a soloist, Daniel has been given recital performances at venues including Wigmore Hall, Warwick University, Dukes Hall. for the Leeds International Concert Series and at the Cheltenham Music Festival 2018. A keen chamber musician, Daniel has played in many baroque ensembles on recorder and flute and has performed live on BBC radio 3.  Daniel is grateful for the generous support of The Walter Bergman Fund and The Felicity Belfield Trust.

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