Dan Tremblay holds a Master of Music degree in Performance from McGill University and a Bachelor of Music in Performance from Université de Montréal. He studied trumpet with Russell DeVuyst, Jean-Luc Gagnon and Guy Archambault.
Dan holds the position of Principal Trumpet with the Orchestre Symphonique de l’Estuaire. He is also Principal Trumpet with the Orchestre de la Francophonie Canadienne. Dan is an active freelance musician and private trumpet teacher in Quebec and Ontario. He plays regularly with different symphony orchestras such as the Orchestre Philharmonique du Nouveau Monde, the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, the Montreal Chamber Orchestra, the Kingston Symphony Orchestra and l'Orchestre Métropolitain du grand Montréal. He has been Principal trumpet with the National Academy Orchestra in Hamilton, and with the McGill Symphony Orchestra. He is a member of Alliage Brass Trio with Les Jeunesses Musicales du Canada. The trio performed in Maritimes provinces, Quebec and Ontario, with a show called “Mission sur la Planète Alliage”. Trio Alliages received the Ménard-Pomerleau Award in 2006.
Dan received bursaries from the Fund for Scholarly and Professional Development from Queen’s University. He used it to develop his repertoire on the piccolo trumpet, and to develop his conducting skills. He was assistant conductor of l’Orchestre de la Francophonie Canadienne in 2007.