Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam


Quiles Cascant

trombone - academy 2017/2018

Born in 1991, Daniel Quiles Cascant hails from Muro del Alcoy (in the Spanish province of Alicante) and started studying the trombone at the age of ten. He was accepted to the Ontinyent conservatory in Valencia in 2005. He went on to continue his studies at the conservatories of Rotterdam and Amsterdam with Pierre Volders, Jörgen van Rijen, Remko de Jager and Ben van Dijk. Under van Dijk’s tutelage, he completed his master’s degree.

As a soloist, Daniel Quiles Cascant has won prizes at the 2007 National Competition for Young Musicians in Xativa and at the 2008 Ruperto Chapi Competition in Villena, Alicante. He has also won prizes for chamber music at the Emory Remington Trombone Choir Competition and the trombone quartet competition of the International Trombone Association.

He performed as a soloist at the 2013 Schiermonnikoog International Chamber Music Festival. He gained orchestral experience at the Gustav Mahler Academy and with the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra and the philharmonie zuidnederland.

In September 2018 Daniel will start his new job as second trombone player at the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra.