Dominic Ferris gives an insight into how to succeed as a freelance musician and musical director, currently working in several genres of the British music industry including Musical Theatre, Songwriting, Session Work and Teaching.

Dominic Ferris is a musician and producer whose field of expertise crosses over multiple genres including Musical Theatre, Pop/Rock and Classical. He studied piano performance and musical direction at the Royal College of Music, London. As well as giving classical recitals all over the world (including playing at Lancaster House earlier this year for the international press launch of the Royal Wedding), Dominic is currently musical director of West End Experience, giving masterclasses all over the UK on West End productions including Les Miserables, Billy Elliot and Wicked. Dominic is also at work on a new project entitled ‘The Steinway Brothers’, working closely with the makers of Steinway & Sons Pianos. He has plans to record albums with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, set for release in 2012.