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Daniel Whibley: a profile

Updated: Jul 2, 2022

Daniel Whibley is a professional double bass player, composer and arranger, working with many of the UK’s leading orchestras. In the 1990s, whilst living and working in Dublin, Daniel worked with film composers including Elmer Bernstein, Randy Newman and George Fenton.

As a writer and arranger, Daniel’s music is heard live by around 30,000-60,000 people each year as part of Carrot Productions’ Snowman Tour and Wallace & Gromit In Concert. He is regularly commissioned by the BBC – including music for family concerts, documentaries and Cbeebies – and is often featured on BBC Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, 5Live and 6Music.

Daniel’s music arranging skills music have been in great demand during the recent lockdown, notably for the BBC Philharmonic’s #BBCPhilAtHome initiative. These include orchestral arrangements of Easter Parade, We’ll Meet Again, David Bowie’s Sound and Vision, and Mozart’s Rondo Alla Turca reimagined as a Tango, along with music for CBeebies, plus many more projects in the pipeline.

Visit for more information and to discuss projects and commissions. ​


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