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David Collins - trumpet

Originally from County Kildare, David studied trumpet at RSAMD in Glasgow, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki and completed an MMus in Trumpet at the RIAM in Dublin graduating with distinction.

He was a member of the European Union Youth Orchestra (2009-2011) and has performed at the BBC Proms.

David has performs regualrly with RTÉ National Symphony and Concert Orchestras, and the Irish Chamber Orchestra, in addition to holding the position of principal trumpet no.2 with the Ulster Orchestra (2016-2018).

He combines responsibilities as a teacher at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and DIT Conservatory of Music with the role of Artistic Director of Dublin Brass Week, Ireland’s international brass festival.