Damien Lingard with trombone
2022 UK, 2011
“What a great concept. An opportunity to demonstrate what Australians can achieve on the world stage.”

Damien Lingard


Associate Principle Trombone – Munich Radio Orchestra; Former – Queensland Youth Symphony; Stuttgart Philharmonic

Australian Hometown: Sydney
Education: Queensland Conservatory of Music; Music Academy, Stuttgart

Damien Lingard was born in 1982 and began his musical studies at age seven first learning piano before taking up cornet and later changing to trombone at age 10.  In his youth he gained experience in diverse musical ensembles at school and also as a member of Salvation Army Brass bands and other groups among which he is still active to this day.  

In 2000 Damien began a bachelor degree at the Queensland Conservatorium where he graduated in 2003,  thereafter followed a period of study at the Sydney Conservatorium before moving to Germany to continue studies at the Stuttgart School of Music.  He was a member of the Queensland Youth Symphony and the Australian Youth Orchestra, performed with the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie and in 2008/9 was able to further his experience with an apprenticeship with the Stuttgart Philharmonic.

Since October 2009 Damien has held the position of 2./Associate principal trombone with the Munich Radio Orchestra.

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