David Pell

Trombone, euphonium

David Pell has been Bass Trombonist of the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra since 2006, Principal Trombonist of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra since 2002, Principal Trombonist of Orchestra London since 1997. David serves on the brass faculty of the University of Toronto, is Artistic Director of the Hannaford Street Silver Band, and has been a member of the Winnipeg Symphony, the Victoria Symphony and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Touring Orchestra.  He performs regularly on trombone, bass trumpet and euphonium with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Canadian Opera Company, the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, and has played with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Windsor Symphony Orchestra and the Thunder Bay Symphony. He has also played Euphonium, Bass and Tenor trombone with the Stockholm Chamber Brass and the True North Brass.

David appears as guest Bass Trombone on the recent Canadian Brass recording, Brahms on Brass, on the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s recording of Holst’s The Planets and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. He was featured as soloist in the Canadian Opera Company’s acclaimed Ring Cycle and has played on many jingles and soundtracks for film and television.

He has shared stages and recording studios with such varied musicians as Feist, Herbie Hancock, Andre Bocceli, Supertramp’s Roger Hodgeson, Broken Social Scene, Owen Pallet (Final Fantasy), Earth Wind and Fire, Michael Bolton, Sheena Easton, David Foster, Holly Cole, Kenny G and Dudley Moore and has played and toured North America with productions of Wicked, Showboat, Ragtime, Chicago, Urinetown, Phantom of the OperaAnnie Get Your Gun, My Fair Lady, Cats and Evita.

David Pell