Daniel McDougall

Instrument/Position:
Principal Double Bass

How long in the DSO?
21 years (since 1996)

Music Education:
Curtis Institute of Music, Bachelor of Music

Other Ensembles You Perform With:
Pennsylvania Ballet, Northeastern
Pennsylvania Philharmonic, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Philly Pops, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, South Florida Symphony Orchestra

Other Professional Activities?
Faculty and Staff at Curtis Institute of Music

Hobbies,Activities?
Airstream Camping

Favorite Composer/Piece?
The composer/piece I’m about to play

Why?
I can’t choose just one…

What teacher/educator/event influenced you the most, and why?
Otto-Werner Mueller Shaped my view of the orchestra and its role in connecting us to the composer’s intentions.

Other Interesting Item(s) About You:
I keep a travel blog
https://tabadabadoo.wordpress.com to share my camping adventures
(10,000 visitors so far).