Dan is a cellist, conductor and educator whose musical career has taken him from Brighton to Bangalore.
As a cellist Dan has performed commercially on BBC radio, Classic FM and ITV in musical settings ranging from full orchestra to cello quartet. Alongside this he has worked on a number of West End productions and recorded for Linn Records.
The recipient of the George Hurst Conducting Prize from the Blackheath Conservatoire, Dan has worked with orchestras from both the UK and abroad. He began his conducting studies under Andrew Morley, later working with Sian Edwards, Denise Ham and Colin Metters.
Dan teaches cello and directs ensembles at Junior Trinity and Eltham College. As a mentor he works with students on the joint Music Masters and Birmingham University PGCEi for instrumental teaching. The former Head of Strings at Highgate School, he is currently also Director of Music at West Lodge Prep School.