Dan is a freelance musician who is based in both Manchester and London. He is a highly acclaimed singer, having trained at St. Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey. He has taught and worked with choirs across the country and even worked with a South African Choir in Kwazulu Natal.
On his Gap Year, he became an Assistant Musical Director of the National Youth Music Theatre, and sung as a soloist in Buckingham Palace, Wembley Arena and The O2 including performances for George Martin and Nelson Mandela. He began playing at the age of five and in 2001 studied Jazz and Classical Double Bass at the Royal Northern College of Music. Whilst at college, he was a member of 6pac jazz sextet and received a prestigious PPRNCM Gold Medal Award. He is the Musical Director of The Company an award winning youth Music Theatre Company.
He currently teaches Double Bass, Jazz Piano and Song writing at Westminster School. As a freelance pianist and bass player, he can be heard on Just Jack’s album ‘Overtones’. He has also played Keyboards and Double Bass for Swing Out Sister on tours in Europe, America, Japan and the Far East including performances @Java Jazz Festival alongside Herbie Hancock and Stevie Wonder.