Daniel Gooch. BMus (Hons), MMus, PgaDip

Lesson and Administration Manager

Daniel Gooch is a saxophonist graduating with a postgraduate artist diploma from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance after gaining a masters there. Previously, Daniel studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where he was awarded a first class honours degree for his undergraduate course. He has studied with world renowned saxophonists such as Gerard McChrystal, Antonio Canovas and Christian Wirth.

Daniel has performed two concertos, as well as national and international performances as a soloist and ensemble player; He has performed in a variety of venues from London Fashion Week, classical recitals and on the stage of Britain’s Got Talent to name a few. He specializes in contemporary techniques such as circular breathing, slap tongue and multiphonics and has performed/recorded numerous pieces incorporating these. As well as a soloist, Daniel has established saxophone ensembles in a variety of performing styles – from a classical saxophone duo to a function saxophone quartet, arranging music to be played by these ensembles.

Daniel has taught for a variety of music services prior to his post at Music For Life, with previous positions being lead whole class instrumental teacher and most recently lead saxophone and clarinet teacher for a high performing music trust.