Huw Dann

BMus (Performance)

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Professional Teaching Fellow
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Biography

Huw is a Professional Teaching Fellow at the University of Auckland. He is also Associate Principal Trumpet of the Auckland Philharmonia, where he was worked since 2009. From 2013 onwards, Huw has been acting Principal Trumpet.
Huw studied in Melbourne at the Victorian College of the Arts with trumpeters Rob Sims, Tristram Williams and Geoffrey Payne.
Huw was a member of the Sydney Sinfonia, a training program run by the Sydney Symphony from 2005-2007 and from 2007-2009 studied at the Center for Advanced Musical Studies (USA), where he studied with trumpeters Hakan Hardenberger, Thomas Stevens, Mark Gould, Markus Stockhausen, Stephen Burns and Edward Carroll.
Huw is a founding member of Auckland Chamber Ensemble Brass, who bring world class chamber music into the concert halls and schools of New Zealand.
He is passionate about music education and is in demand as an educator and ensemble coach across New Zealand.
Aside from music, Huw enjoys long distance running, supporting the Melbourne Demons in the Australian Football League and gardening.