Daniel Perpiñan – Trombone

Daniel-Perpinan_large_esmucDaniel Perpiñan was born in Valencia. He began his trombone studies with Salvador Tarrasó and Rafael Polanco. He graduated from Valencia Conservatoire and moved to London to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Eric Crees, Simon Wills, Peter Gane and John Kenny.

He has participated in masterclasses given by Gilles Millière, Michel Becquet, Canadian Brass, John Wallace, Roger Bobo, Denis Wick, Ben van Dijk, Christian Lindberg and Joseph Alessi.

He has performed as a member of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra, Spanish National Youth Orchestra, European Union Youth Orchestra and the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. During this time he took part in Europeans tours with such conductors as Sir Colin Davis, Bernard Haitink, Pierre Boulez, Kurt Masur and Carlo Maria Giulini.

He has served as brass coach to the Madrid Youth Orchestra, Catalan Youth Orchestra, Valencia Youth Orchestra, the Oviedo Youth Orchestra and the World Youth Orchestra, and he has been on the brass panel of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra auditions in Spain.

He has also been a member of the jury at the “Christian Lindberg” International Trombone Competition.

Daniel also performs modern music with the Llibert Fortuny XXL Elèctric Big Band and Perico Sambeat’s Flamenco Big Band. He has performed with a number of Spanish orchestras, and outside of Spain with Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Mozart Orchestra and the Luzern Festival Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado.

As a soloist, Daniel has performed the Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra by Salvador Brotons with the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra.

As a chamber musician he has played recitals with harp, trombone quartet, brass quintet and various brass ensembles.