Dane Laboyrie is a young and talented Sydney based musician.
He began playing the trumpet at age 8 and has come a long way since.
Dane has been recognised as one of Australia’s best young lead trumpet players and plays a large variety of different styles specializing in Jazz, Latin and Afro-Cuban. In his relatively short musical career Dane has gained many incredible opportunities.
Dane has completed a Bachelor of Jazz Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music where he spent four years learning from some of the best musicians from both Australia and the world.
During his 4 years at the Conservatorium he was lead trumpet in the Conservatorium's Premier Jazz Ensemble which travelled to China and around Australia featuring renowned musicians and composers.
Dane graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium in 2014.
Over the years, Dane’s inclusion in many different high profile musical events and performances has left him with experience and musical maturity that far exceeds his age.
More recently as well as many different projects and performances Dane has found himself in the orchestra pit playing trumpet for some of Sydney's favourite musicals! Some of these include:
- A Chorus Line: Capitol Theatre
- Dirty Rotten Scoundrels: Theatre Royal
- Wicked: Capitol Theatre
- Anything Goes: Sydney Opera House
- Fiddler on The Roof: Capitol Theatre (To open in March)
- Disney's Alladin: Capitol Theatre (To open in July)
Artists Dane has performed with
- Taylor Swift - The Hilltop Hoods - The Cat Empire - Guy Sebastian - Jessica Mauboy - Nathaniel - Miss Murphy - David Ryan - Harris - Boy and Bear - Brian McFadden - Maria Schneider - Darcy James Argue - Sean Wayland - Wycliffe Gordon - Leroy Jones - Alberto Alvarez - Alexander Abreu - Klimax - Errol Buddle - Bob Barnard - Ed Wilson - James Morrison - Ian Cooper - John Morrison - Chuck Findley - Adam Rapa - The Ross Irwin Invitational All Star Big Band - The Arts Unit Jazz Orchestra - WIN Wollongong Symphony Orchestra - Generations in Jazz Super band - Judy Bailey’s Jazz Connection - Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra - Jef Neve - Bert Joris - And many more.