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Daniel Domb's outstanding achievements as soloist, principal cellist and teacher have earned him a respected place in the musical world. Solo appearances have included the Chicago Symphony under Ozawa, The Boston Pops under Feidler, the NY Philharmonic under Bernstein as well as recitals in Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, Wigmore Hall and the Concertgebouw.
Daniel began his studies at the aage of 11 with Paul Tortelier in Israel and Paris. Within a few months of moving to New York at the age of 15, he was chosen by Leonard Bernstein to appear with the NY Philharmonic. The following years were spent studying with Leonard Rose at Juilliard, earning a Diploma, Bachelor of Music and Master of Science. At the age of 21 Daniel became a professor at the Oberlin Conservatory. After further studies with Gregor Piatigorsky, Daniel became acting principal cellist of the Cleveland Orchestra, and a few years later, came to the Toronto Symphony as principal cellist in 1974. Since then, he has continued his solo career,and has also taught steadily since leaving Oberlin. He is adjunct-professor at the University of Toronto, and is on the faculty of the Orford Festival in Quebec for two weeks every summer.
Daniel's most recent project is Apollo, his cello and guitar duo, which has just released a self-titled cd, Apollo (North Star Records), of classical and popular pieces transcribed for cello and guitar. Apollo has already made their second recording, which should be released in fall of 1997. Another cd soon to be released is My First Cello (Pro-Arte), and album of educational pieces ranging in level from absolute beginner to the virtuosity of a Duport etude. Daniel's previous recordings are the first Canadian release of the compete Bach Suites for Solo Cello (Mastersound), Meditations (Pro-Arte), with harpist Judy Loman, and Daniel Domb, Sheila Henig (CBC), named "Best Broadcast of a Solo Artist" by the Canadian Music Council.
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