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  • Sue Addison

    Sackbut and Classical Trombone Visiting Lecturer

    Sue Addison was born in Louth Lincolnshire, which is situated in the heart of England and also at the heart of the brass band movement. It was during her teenage years as a member of the Market Rasen Town Band that Sue fell in love with playing the trombone. She then went on to study seriously at the Sam Newsom Music School in...

  • David Bentley

    Tutor in Baroque Horn

    David studied the horn at the Guildhall School of Music with Anthony Halstead and Anthony Chidell. He has performed and recorded for all of the U.K.’s leading period orchestras and has been a member of the Academy of Ancient Music and the Hanover Band since 1997. In 2013 he recorded Bach’s Christmas Oratorio for Stephen Layton...

  • David Blackadder

    Tutor in Natural Trumpet

    David took up the trumpet aged nine following in the footsteps of his grandfather who was a bandmaster in the North East. He joined the Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra and went on to study at the Royal College of Music with Michael Laird. After a season as guest principal trumpet with Scottish Opera he joined the...

  • Simon de Souza

    French Horn Tutor

    Simon was brought up in Henley-on-Thames. He studied horn with the virtuoso Ifor James at Colchester Institute , winning several prizes for chamber music, and gaining a Cert.Mus and G.Mus (CNAA) and then undertook postgraduate studies at Trinity College of Music in London. Since graduating he has developed a busy schedule...

  • Owen Farr

    Tenor Horn Tutor

    Owen Farr began his musical career with the Pontypool Brass Band at the age of six. He soon joined Gwent County Youth Brass Band and the National Youth Brass Band of Wales, progressing to Principal Horn in both ensembles. In 1995, he became the British Open Junior Solo Champion and was appointed Solo Horn for the Tredegar Town...

  • Jonathan Holland

    Trumpet Tutor

    Born in 1963, Jon was brought up in Yorkshire and began his playing life in some of the brass bands of that region. From 1981-1984, he studied at the Royal College of Music under David Mason, performing the Horovitz Trumpet Concerto in his final year with the composer conducting the RCM orchestra.  In his third year at the...

  • Chris Houlding

    Head of Brass

    In 1980, age 20, Chris toured with the London Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Celibidache at the invitation of Denis Wick and was appointed Principal Trombone of the Orchestra of Opera North in the following year, a seat he held for 27 years. He has since appeared as Guest Principal with most major UK ensembles including the...

  • Anthony Howe

    Trombone Tutor

    Anthony Howe is currently 2nd trombone with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, where he has been a full-time member since 2001. He is also a member of the CBSO brass quintet and occasionally guests with other orchestras. He joined the Brass staff at the Conservatoire in 2003. Between 1991 and 2001, his busy freelance...

  • Bob Hughes

    Bass Trombone Tutor

    Bob Hughes has over 30 years' experience as a bass trombonist in many of the UK’s finest orchestras. After studying with Harold Nash at the Royal Academy of Music, he joined the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in 1978. He left three years later to join the Scottish National Orchestra . During this time the SNO made many...

  • Richard Marshall

    Cornet Tutor

    One of the finest cornet players of his generation, Richard Marshall has been Principal Cornet of Black Dyke Band since 2006. As a soloist, he has travelled to America, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand and several European countries, and has performed solos in the world’s finest concert venues, such as Sydney...

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