Isobel Daws wins Luxenbourg principal job

After a competitive recent audition, British trombonist Isobel Daws won the principal trombone position of the Luxenbourg Philharmonic Orchestra.

Daws is currently a member of the Karajan Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic orchestra, a program which has been a springboard for a who’s-who of the recent generation of trombonists. She has already released her first solo CD, as well being a member of the renowned trombone quartet “Bone-afide“, which has already released the CDs Burkdown and Christmas with Bone-afide. Daws has appeared soloist durig brass festivals and events in venues such as Birmingham Symphony Hall and Wigmore Hall.

Isobel started her musical at the ‘Purcell School of Music’ and then went to ‘Chetham’s School of Music’ and the ‘Junior Guildhall School of Music and Drama’. She graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2022, having studied with Matt Gee, Peter Moore and Ian Bousfield. She created a buzz in the UK after being offered a trial for the principal position of the London Symphony orchestra during her first year at the Royal Academy of Music, at the age of 19. Since then, she has also performed with orchestras such as the Berlin Philharmonic, the Bavarian Radio Orchestra, Philharmonia, Berlin Staatskapelle and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

Eyvind Sommefelt
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