Collection: University of Prince Edward Island - Dale Sorensen

Dale Sorensen serves as Assistant Professor of Brass at the University of Prince Edward Island in Canada. A versatile trombonist and euphoniumist with extensive experience in classical, popular, and musical theatre genres, Dale is an enthusiastic promoter of Canadian music who has premiered more than 20 solo trombone pieces and dozens of chamber works, and recorded an all-Canadian CD of music for trombone. He is also a member of the Maritime Brass Quintet, and the founder and artistic director of PEI's contemporary music ensemble eklektikos. In addition to his frequent solo recitals, Dale has performed as soloist with the PEI Symphony Orchestra, the Windsor Symphony, Nova Sinfonia, and the Acadia University, UPEI, and University of Toronto Wind Ensembles. He is a proud Yamaha Artist and plays Yamaha instruments exclusively.

As an orchestral musician, Dale performs regularly with the PEISO, the Charlottetown Festival Orchestra, and Symphony Nova Scotia, has held positions with the Windsor Symphony and Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, and has freelanced with groups such as the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Winnipeg Symphony, National Ballet of Canada, and Opera Atelier in a 3-week, 8-city tour of Japan. He can be heard on CD recordings with the Elora Festival Orchestra and Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, the Windsor Symphony, Symphony Nova Scotia, PEISO, and various popular musicians.

Dale holds music degrees from UPEI (B.Mus.), Northwestern University (M.Mus.), and the University of Toronto (DMA). His doctoral research - an annotated bibliography of Canadian solo trombone music - and a related list of Canadian Compositions for Euphonium are available on his website: