Artists :: Dave Collins

Dave Collins

Dave Collins graduated from Grey College, University of Durham, with a First Class Honours Degree in Music.  He specialised in acoustical composition with Richard Rijnvos, Sam Hayden and Eric Egan.  Whilst at university he also composed for mixed media electronics – supervised by Peter Manning and Simone Tasrsitani.  Further studies were undertaken with Ray Farr (Conducting and Arranging), Bennet Zon (Orchestration) and Huw Thomas (Conducting and Trumpet Performance).

Dave is currently studying a Master’s Degree in Musical Composition with Dr. Alan Williams and Robin Dewhurst at the University of Salford.

He is currently the Composer-in-Residence of the Fishburn (RMT) Band and Boarshurst Silver Band and is also Composer-in-Association with the Ebbw Vale Band.

Outside of composition Dave works within music education.


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