Mr David Davies
Mr Davies read music at the University of Durham before training as a luthier at the Newark School of Violin Making. He taught ‘cello and double bass both privately and in several primary and secondary schools in Nottinghamshire, including providing lessons funded by cellist Sheku Kannneh-Mason at his former school. In 2014, Mr Davies was the recipient of the Mark Jones award for outstanding musicianship and he has performed all around South Wales, County Durham, Lancashire and Nottinghamshire as part of quartets/trios for weddings, functions and several high profile events, notably including a dinner hosted by the Lord Lieutenant of West Glamorgan in 2012 and for the premier of a newly commissioned mass for Christmas eve at Lancaster Priory in 2017. He has also played orchestrally across Europe, counting Italy, Germany, Hungary, France and Slovenia among places visited. He has also been involved with organising the National Scout and Guide Symphony Orchestra, of which he used to be a member.