Dominic Childs

Dom is a classical saxophonist who enjoys a multi-dimensional career.

As an orchestral musician, Dom has toured, recorded and performed with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Birmingham Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Oxford Philharmonic and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales,  including live broadcast for BBC Radio 3 and perfoming at the ‘Last Night of the Proms’.

In 2019 Dom’s Debut Solo Album ‘Tableaux de Provence’ was released with the Resonus Classics record label, featuring works written or inspired by women.

In 2020 he will be performing across the UK including performing two concertos in St John’s Smith Square, London.

Between 2010-2018 Dom was the Alto Saxophonist in the award winning Forseti Saxophone quartet based in Cologne, performing in a number of Europe’s finest chamber music festivals and venues.

Dom is a passionate music educator having been the Saxophone Tutor for the National Youth Wind Ensemble, Deputy Saxophone Teacher at the Birmingham Conservatoire of Music as well as giving workshops across the UK including at Chetham’s School of Music and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance.  He has been the Saxophone Tutor at Birmingham Conservatoire Junior Department and in 2015 founded the Saxophone Programme on the Ingenium Academy International Summer School. He is currently the Lead Woodwind Tutor for the National Youth Concert Band.

Dom studied at Chetham’s School of Music, Royal College of Music – London, Hochschule für Musik, Cologne and Conservatoire de Musique – Lyon.

In 2017 Dom became the 1st Chair of the Hertfordshire Festival of Music.

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