Dan Tierney

London, United Kingdom

Musician

www.myspace.com/dantierney

My name is Dan Tierney, I'm 20. I am in my 3rd year at the London College of Music. I have Grade 8 Distinction in – Voice (Classical), Flute (Jazz and Classical), Saxophone (Jazz and Classical), Clarinet (classical). I play Piano to a grade 8. Professional Experience: Bournemouth Youth Jazz Orchestra (2001-2006), Dorset Youth Wind Orchestra (2005-2008), Dorset Youth Orchestra (2007-2008), Dorset Youth Jazz Orchestra (2004-2008), Poole and Dorset Choral Society (2006-2008), Ian Davis Orchestra (2006-2008), National Youth Jazz Orchestra (2009- ), London College of Music Chamber Choir/College Choir (2008- ), London College of Music Chamber Orchestra (2008- ), London College of Music Big Band (2008- ), Royal Albert Hall – Showcased in Dorset Live 2005 and Dorset Rocks 2008, Thoroughly Modern Millie – London Musical, Reed I, Just So–London Musical - Gloc MTC-Reed I, Chilli Whites Night Club – Regular gig - soloing/improvising over club hits, 1930s Jazz Gig – Westminster Pier.

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Physical Details

Height
185 cm / 6ft 1in
Waist
83 cm / 33in
Weight
85 kg / 187 lbs
Shoe size
9.0 UK / 10.0 US / 43.0 Euro
Ethnicity
White / Caucasian
Hair color
Blonde
Skin color
White
Hair length
Short
Eye color
Hazel
Hair type
Wavy
Chest
111 cm / 44 in

Experience

2010
  • London College of Music : Jazz (Pete Cook), London, UK

Music

Keyboard ability: ExpertVocal ability: Classically trained
Flute ability: ExpertVocal range: Falsetto
Clarinet ability: IntermediateLike to join a band: Yes
Saxophone ability: Expert
Singing styles
  • Classical
Favorite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country
Influences: Nina SimoneBilly CobhamTina TurnerMary J BligeJohn ColtraneDavid SanbornKenny GAverage White BandMahavishnu OrchestraKenny GarrettMicheal BreckerSonny RollinsEarl BosticGerry MulligunOrnette ColemanBranford Marsalis

Education and Qualifications


Bmus Hons Music – London College of Music

1st year (2008-2009) - 1:1 in Performance - received bursary for Excellence in Performance.

2nd year (2009-2010) – 1:1 in Performance – Recieved bursary for Excellance in Performance

3rd year (2010-2011) – Applying for The Dean’s Award and Performance bursaries


A levels – Poole College 2006-2008

Music – B

Music Technology – B

Sociology – B


Musical Qualifications 2006-

Grade 8, Distinction – Voice (Classical)

Grade 8, Distinction – Flute (Jazz)

Grade 8, Distinction – Flute (Classical)

Grade 8, Distinction – Saxophone (Jazz)

Grade 8, Distinction – Saxophone (Classical)

Grade 8, Distinction – Clarinet (classical)
Play Piano to a grade 8 standard although never taken grades.


Professional Experience

Bournemouth Youth Jazz Orchestra (2001-2006)

Dorset Youth Wind Orchestra (2005-2008)

Dorset Youth Orchestra (2007-2008)

Dorset Youth Jazz Orchestra (2004-2008)

Poole and Dorset Choral Society (2006-2008)

Ian Davis Orchestra (2006-2008)

National Youth Jazz Orchestra (2009- )

London College of Music Chamber Choir/College Choir (2008- )

London College of Music Chamber Orchestra (2008- )

London College of Music Big Band (2008- )

Royal Albert Hall – Dorset Live 2005 and Dorset Rocks 2008-
soloing in Chick Corea’s Spain and Samba del la Gatos (flute) and River Dance (Soprano Sax)

Thoroughly Modern Millie – London Musical - Rob Wicks Orchestra – Reed I – for the Cygnet Players

Various other gigs and venues in Dorset and London, Classical and Jazz Orientated

Just So – London Musical- Gloc Musical Theatre Company ( 26 April -1st May) Reed I

Chilli Whites Night Club – Regular gig every other Saturday, 4 hours soloing/improvising over club hits

1930s Jazz Gig – Westminster Pier, 15th September

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