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Daniel Gardner


Member since 2009

Daniel Gardner began playing the cello at the age of six, and by the time he was eleven he had a won a scholarship to attend the Royal College of Music Junior Department studying with Joan Dickson and Margaret Moncrieff. During his time at the RCMJD Daniel was successful in many competitions including gaining first prize in the Gordon Turner memorial prize. Daniel went on to study at the senior department of the RCM with Steven Doane, winning first prize in many cello and chamber music prizes. After studying in the US and Manchester, Daniel joined the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and later made the move to London as number four cello with the Philharmonia Orchestra, before becoming a Member of the LSO.