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Daniel Edgar (Baroque and modern Violin)

Daniel Edgar began learning the violin at the age of nine and attended Chetham’s School of Music, taking modern violin lessons with Richard Milone and Ben Holland. During his undergraduate degree at the University of York he developed an interest in period performance and went on to learn baroque violin with Simon Jones and Andrea Morris. He has also participated in classes with Andrew Manze and Rachel Podger. Both Daniel’s MA and PhD in performance practice have been funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Daniel regularly performs and records with ensembles such as The King’s Consort, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Yorkshire Baroque Soloists, Classical Opera Company, The Sixteen and Hanover Band. He also teaches baroque violin and is joint director of the Baroque Ensemble at the University of York.