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RAH Festival of Film

Dave was the orchestral contractor for three Cinematic Sinfonia concerts at the Royal Albert Hall's 2017 Festival of Film:

Michael Giacchino at 50

James Horner: A Life in Music

The Addams Family in Concert

Bat Out of Hell

Since February 2017 Dave has been the percussionist for Bat Out of Hell The Musical, for its run in Manchester and London's West End:

Bat Out of Hell The Musical



For all percussion, composing, arranging and producing enquiries please get in touch using the following e-mail address:

For orchestral contracting work and British Sinfonietta / Welsh Session Orchestra enquiries please use the following e-mail address:

Dave's compositions and arrangements are published exclusively by Alto Publications.


Dave Danford is an official artist/endorsee for the following companies:

Adams Musical Instruments

Grover Pro Percussion

Hardcase cases

LP Latin Percussion

Mike Balter mallets

Protection Racket cases

SABIAN cymbals