Daniel Vella

Daniel Vella – Tutor for Brass Instruments


Daniel Vella started his musical studies at the Għaqda Mużikali Marija Bambina, Banda Vittorja, Naxxar. Subsequently he continued his studies with Joe Aġius, Ray Cremona, Lawrence Borġ and Paul Borġ. He also attended various masterclasses with international musicians, including world-renowned trumpet player Reinhold Friedrich. In 2007 Daniel achieved the ATCL diploma in trumpet.

Daniel is very active in the local musical scene. He has played with various artists and orchestras in musicals and concerts including the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and the Big Band Brothers. Many times he has performed as a virtuosic soloist with a number of Maltese wind bands. He has also performed in various band albums and album launches including the renowned band The Riffs and the group No Snow No Alps. On an international level, Daniel has performed in music festivals held in England, Sicily, Portugal and Tunisia.

Daniel is also the composer of various band marches, funeral marches and other works as well as a music arranger. He also teaches brass instruments at the 12th May Social & Music Club in Haz-Zebbug, and at St. Leonard Band Club in Hal Kirkop where he is also the Musical Director.