Conductor & Trombone
Born 1962 in Zug/Switzerland. Roland Dahinden studied trombone, composition and conducting at the Musikhochschule Graz (Georg Friedrich Haas), Scuola di Musica di Fiesole Florence (Vinko Globokar), Wesleyan University Connecticut (Anthony Braxton, Alvin Lucier; M.A.) and Birmingham University England (Vic Hoyland; PhD). He has been conductor of the PMP Orchestra Prague since 2021.
As a composer, his special interest is interdisciplinary collaboration with visual artist:s (Inge Dick, Sol LeWitt, Guido Baselgia etc.); concertante works, sound installations and sculptures. As a conductor and trombonist, he focuses on new music and improvisation/jazz (premieres by Peter Ablinger, Maria de Alvear, Anthony Braxton, John Cage, Bernhard Lang, Alvin Lucier, Christian Wolff, among others).
CD recordings for Leo Records London, Mode Rec. NYC, Hat Hut Basel, Col Legno Vienna, Lovely Music NYC, Black Saint Milan, Creative Works Zurich, Warner Bros. NYC, Zytglogge Bern, Splash Rec. Rome, Klangschnitte Graz, World Music Cologne, Braxton House NYC, Amadeo PloyGram Vienna, MGB Zurich, Ma Records Prague.