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London, Gt Lon, United Kingdom
Posted:
October 04, 2016

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CURRICULUM VITAE

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DANIEL ADAM SPARKES

Mobile: 07825 502277

Email: acwwje@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

A talented and ambitious trumpet/cornet/flugel horn player with good all-round musicality, musical experience, excellent sight reading skills and a particular interest in performance and teaching opportunities.

EDUCATION

September 2012 – July 2013 – BA (Hons) Humanities with Music – Open University

September 2008 – July 2012 Bmus (Hons) - Birmingham Conservatoire

September 2003 – July 2008: Royal College of Music (RCM Sat junior department).

September 2006 – July 2008: Long Road 6th Form College.

G.C.S.E - A level: Music, Physical Education, Geography

September 2001 - July 2006: Bottisham Village College.

G.C.S.E O Level in Music, English Language, English Literature,

Maths, Physical Education, Geography, French, Science double

award, ICT double award.

September 1994 - July 2001: Fulbourn County Primary School.

Music standard - Trumpet - Grade 8

Piano - Grade 7

Orchestral percussion - Grade 7

Theory – Grade 7

MUSIC CAREER

Orchestral:

2014-present

•Freelance work

2014

•1st Trumpet Asklepios Amateur Orchestra (six concerts so far this year).

•1st Trumpet Abberley Hall School production of West Side Story.

•1st Trumpet - Thoroughly Modern Milly - amateur production.

•1st Trumpet - Cats - amateur production.

•2nd Trumpet - Oliver - amateur production.

2013

•1st trumpet Asklepios Amateur Orchestra (eight concerts throughout year).

•1st Trumpet Abberley Hall School production of Cats.

•1st Trumpet - Guys and Dolls - Amateur production.

2012

•1st/3rd trumpet CBSO Youth Orchestra.

•1st trumpet Asklepios Amateur Orchestra.

•2nd/3rd trumpet Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra.

2011

•2nd trumpet CBSO Youth Orchestra.

•3rd trumpet Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra

•1st trumpet Abberley Hall School production of Fame.

•Offstage trumpet Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra.

2010

•CBSO Youth Orchestra– bumping 1st trumpet.

•1st trumpet Birmingham Conservatoire Repertoire Orchestra

2008-2006

•1st /2nd trumpet Royal College of Music (Junior) Symphony Orchestra.

•1st trumpet Cambridge/Peterborough County Youth Orchestra.

•6th trumpet (on stage) Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra.

•3rd trumpet (off stage) Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra.

•1st trumpet Great St Mary’s Church Orchestra, Cambridge.

2006-2005

•2nd trumpet Cambridge/Peterborough Youth Orchestra.

•1st trumpet Royal College of Music (Junior) Sinfonia

•1st trumpet Cambridge-Heidelberg-Montpellier exchange Orchestra.

2004

•2nd trumpet Royal College of Music (Junior) Sinfonia.

•1st Trumpet in school production of West Side Story.

2003

•3rd trumpet Royal College of Music (Junior) Sinfonia

Chamber:

2012-present

•Freelance work.

2012

•1st/2nd trumpet Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Dectet.

•1st/2nd/3rd/4th/6th trumpet Birmingham Conservatoire Trumpet Ensemble.

•1st trumpet Warwickshire Wind Orchestra.

2011

•1st/2nd trumpet Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Dectet.

•1st/2nd/3rd/4th/6th trumpet Birmingham Conservatoire Trumpet Ensemble.

2010

•1st/2nd trumpet Birmingham Conservatoire Junior Wind Band.

2009

•2nd trumpet Birmingham Conservatoire Senior Wind Band.

2008-2007

•1st/2nd trumpet Royal College of Music Senior Brass Dectet.

•1st/2nd trumpet Royal College of Music Trumpet Choir (Performance to HRH the Queen of England, Westminster Abbey).

•1st trumpet Long Road Sixth Form College Wind Band.

2006-2005

•1st/2nd trumpet Cambridge/Peterborough County Wind Orchestra.

•1st/2nd/3rd/4th trumpet Royal College of Music (Junior) Senior Brass Dectet.

2004

•1st trumpet Royal College of Music (Junior) Symphonic Wind Orchestra.

2003

•2nd trumpet Royal College of Music (Junior) Symphonic Wind Orchestra.

Brass:

2014-present

•Freelance work.

2014

•1st/solo cornet (guest player) Hadstock Silver Brass Band, competed in Regional finals.

2014-2007

•1st cornet (guest player) 1-2 times annually, Brass Band of Central Florida.

2010

•3rd cornet Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Band.

2009

•2nd cornet Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Band.

•1st cornet Fulbourn/Teversham Royal British Legion Brass Band.

2008-2005

•Principal cornet Fulbourn/Teversham Royal British Legion Senior Brass.

2008-2004

•Principal cornet Fulbourn/Teversham Royal British Legion Junior Brass Band.

2004-2000

•2nd cornet Fulbourn/Teversham Royal British Legion (junior and senior) Brass Band.

Popular Music

2011-2009

•Solo trumpet ‘Walk.Dontwalk’, modern popular music band, with an Indie Rock/Ska influence.

World Music:

2008-present

•Trumpeter for Indian Wedding Band (Dhol and Brass).

Teaching:

2012 - 2002

•Regularly taught children and beginner adults at Brass Band rehearsals. Was given chances to conduct both the training band and the junior band and regularly helped out with sectionals and quartet rehearsals.

Present - 2002

•Regularly given sibling and parents help for grade exams and recitals/concerts.

2013 - 2008

•Taught private students, mainly during school holidays when lessons at schools had stopped. Taught five children over a period of seven years.

2013 - 2012

•Participated in brass days as a member of a quartet, performing and giving group instrument masterclasses in primary schools. To benefit us, we made sure we didn’t always give classes to our own instruments.

2013-2015

•Private students.



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