Dan Richardson. Photography Timothy Arch.

Daniel Richardson


Dan Richardson is a freelance percussionist based in Melbourne, and a regular guest of Syzygy Ensemble. He studied with Guy du Blêt and Peter Neville at the Victorian College of the Arts, where he premiered Taran Carter’s concerto Soluble Vibrations. Dan has since performed professionally in many genres of music. He regularly appears with Orchestra Victoria, Speak Percussion, 3 Shades Black, and Gamelan DanAnda. On a more permanent basis, Dan is the drummer/percussionist for the Serbian folk ensemble Anja and Zlatna, the exotica chamber orchestra Slide Night, the experimental pop quartet Comfort Creature, and the alt-country Dan Waters Band.