Daniel Jemison

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Wind, Brass & Percussion


Daniel Jemison is Principal Bassoon with the London Symphony Orchestra and Professor of Bassoon at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. He studied music at Clare College, Cambridge before deciding to pursue a career as a bassoonist. Daniel was taught by Sergio Azzolini, Robin O’Neill and Graham Sheen.

Before joining the LSO, Daniel was Principal Bassoon with English National Opera, the Royal Philharmonic  Orchestra, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Co-principal Bassoon with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie. Daniel has recorded the Mozart Bassoon Concerto with the RPO, and can be heard on many film soundtracks, including Harry Potter, Jason Bourne and the Marvel Captain America films. 

When not scraping reeds, Dan enjoys running, cycling and taekwondo.