David Pell has been Principal Trombonist of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra since 2002 and Bass Trombonist of the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra since 2006. He has also been a member of the Winnipeg Symphony, the Victoria Symphony, Orchestra London Canada, and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Touring Orchestra. He is a member of Toronto’s Esprit Orchestra and performs regularly on trombone, bass trumpet and euphonium with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Canadian Opera Company, and l’Orchestre Symphonique de Quebec as well as new music ensembles Continuum and New Music Concerts. He has also performed with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Nova Scotia, with the Stockholm Chamber Brass.
David is Artistic Director of the renowned Hannaford Street Silver Band and is member of the True North Brass Quintet, the Canadian National Brass Project, and the Fernwood Chamber Brass. He is on faculty at the University of Toronto and the Glenn Gould Professional School of the Royal Conservatory of Music.
David appears on the Canadian Brass recording, Brahms on Brass, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s recording of Holst’s The Planets and the Rite Of Spring, as well as the two recordings by the Canadian National Brass Ensemble, and Life Reflected with NACO. He was Bass Trumpet soloist in the Canadian Opera Company’s acclaimed Ring Cycle and has played on many jingles and soundtracks and in many Broadway shows.