Daniel Bauch, the assistant principle timpanist and percussionist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Formally of the Detroit Symphony, began playing percussion at the age of seven. During high school, he studied with Tim Genis and Will Hudgins of the Boston Symphony before going on to earn a Baccalaureate degree from the Juilliard School in 2002. There, under the tutelage of Daniel Druckman, Mr. Bauch was very active as a solo, chamber and orchestral performer.
He has performed in concert with pianist Mauricio Poulini as part of a Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series, and also premiered a new work by Osvaldo Golijov with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Dawn Upshaw in Carnegie Hall. While in New York, he also recorded a CD with the New York New Music Ensemble for Albany Records.
Mr. Bauch went on to earn a Masters of Music degree from Boston University, studying with Tim Genis, and immediately following graduation was offered a position on the faculty at BU, where he remained for two years. In Boston, he frequently performed with local contemporary music ensembles, and appeared as a soloist with the Alea III ensemble. He has played with the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops, Boston Symphony Chamber Players, Boston Ballet, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Marlboro Festival Orchestra, Hartford Symphony, and the Springfield Symphony, and has been privileged to work with countless renowned conductors and composers.
He has attended the Music Academy of the West festival in Santa Barbara and was a percussion fellow for two summers at the Tanglewood Music Center. Mr. Bauch currently serves during the summer as the percussion faculty member for the Young Artist Orchestra for the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, a position he has held since 2004.