Daniel Gianola-Norris is a familiar sight to audiences throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, where he is active as an orchestral musician (most often with Santa Rosa Symphony) and trumpet soloist.
An accomplished multi-instrumentalist, Daniel has performed professionally on a broad assortment of instruments including trumpet, French horn, flute, didgeridoo, and ukulele. He can be heard playing several of these on the soundtracks to the video games Sam and Max and Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Adventures.
Dan is a graduate of California State University, East Bay (B.A in Music, 2001) and the Peabody Conservatory of Music (M.M. in Trumpet Performance, 2005) and is a certified Suzuki Method brass instructor. He is part of the music department faculty at Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior College.