Daniel Waldron is a freelance oboist with 8+ years of experience working with such groups as the Edmonton Symphony, Pro Coro Canada, and the Alberta Baroque Ensemble. Is is one of the founders of the YEG Wind Quintet, dedicated to advancing the art of wind chamber music in Canada. YEG Wind Quintet performed its debut recital in 2019 and has further plans for the 2020-2021 season. Dan’s recent work includes an appearance as guest artist with the Edmonton Symphony where he and flutist Elizabeth Faulkner performed Holst’s A Fugal Concerto with conductor Alex Prior.
Most influential among Daniel’s oboe teachers are James Mason and Richard Dorsey. Dan has a Bachelor of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University and an Artist Diploma from The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory of Music. He lives in Edmonton with his wife, Chelsea, and three cats.