Dale Sorensen - Bio
Canadian trombonist Dale Sorensen is a member of the Charlottetown Festival Orchestra and the PEI Symphony, and a regular player with Symphony Nova Scotia. Dale has held positions as Principal Trombonist with Symphony Nova Scotia and the Windsor Symphony, Second Trombonist with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, and freelanced with groups such as the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Orchestra London, National Ballet of Canada, and Opera Atelier in their 3-week, 8-city tour of Japan. In addition to his frequent solo recitals, Dale has performed as soloist with the Windsor Symphony and the PEI Symphony, and has given the premieres of solo trombone works by several Canadian composers. He can be heard on CD recordings with the Elora Festival Orchestra and Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, the Windsor Symphony, and Symphony Nova Scotia. Dale is a sessional lecturer in trombone at the University of Prince Edward Island, and has also taught at Dalhousie University. He is the founder and artistic director of PEI's contemporary music ensemble eklektikos, and lives off-the-grid with his wife and two children in Desable, PEI.
Bachelor of Music - University of Prince Edward Island (Teachers: James Montgomery and Gregory Irvine)
Master of Music - Northwestern University (Teachers: Frank Crisafulli and Rex Martin)
Doctor of Musical Arts - University of Toronto (in progress) (Teacher: Gordon Wolfe)
Yamaha YSL-882O Xeno Tenor Trombone, Shires Tenor Trombone, Yamaha YSL-671 Alto Trombone, Yamaha YSL-691 Tenor Trombone, Finke Sackbut, No-name Euphonium, and Getzen Bass Trumpet