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Brass

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  • Paul Mayes

    Trumpet Tutor

    Paul Mayes studied trumpet and piano at the Royal Academy of Music and later in the USA with Wynton Marsalis and Adolph Herseth inspiring his passion for teaching and developing trumpet and brass pedagogy. His Scientific Embouchure Design System brings physics, physiology and design together in a unique and innovative way and...

  • Leslie Neish

    Tuba Tutor

    "The player who most reminds me of John Fletcher today is Les Neish" Bramwell Tovey (International Conductor) Les Neish has created a career as a soloist, chamber musician and educator with a world-wide reputation. Known for his musicianship, artistry and high level of communication, Les dazzles audiences with fabulous...

  • Ian Porthouse

    Director of Brass Band Studies & Cornet Tutor

    Ian Porthouse was born in Cumbria in 1967 into a family of musicians: his father was a cornetist and mother a pianist/singer. At the age of five he began to take an interest in his dad's trumpet and joined Flimby Saxhorn Silver Band on 3rd Cornet where his father was principal cornet; within five years he would take over the...

  • Beth Randell

    French Horn Tutor

    Beth Randell has been a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe (COE) since 1993 and has participated in projects such as a Carnegie Hall Beethoven Cycle, the 100th Anniversary Concert of Wigmore Hall, the Edinburgh Festival complete wind music of Strauss and Mozart series and recently the Brahms Symphonies with Haitink at...

  • Philippe Schwartz

    Visiting Tutor on Euphonium

      Born in Luxembourg in 1985, Philippe began playing the Euphonium at the age of eight at the Conservatoire de Musique de la Ville de Luxembourg. In 2004 he decided to further his musical education at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester where he completed both a Bachelor and a Master’s degree with distinction...

  • Graham Sibley

    Tuba Tutor

    Graham Sibley is the Principal Tuba of the CBSO and BCMG. Originally born and brought up in Cornwall, Graham began playing with the brass bands of that area and was also a member of the National Youth Brass Band. Later band experience came with Desford Colliery and The Hendon Bands after winning a Duchy of Cornwall...

  • Andrew Stone-Fewings

    Associate Head of Brass

    Andrew studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire. He was the first recipient of the Alfred Corfield Trumpet prize and in 1988 was a semi-finalist in the Maurice Andre International trumpet competition in Paris. Since completing his studies Andrew has worked with most of the major orchestras in Britain covering much of the...

  • Alan Thomas

    Trumpet Tutor

    Hello! I'm Alan Thomas, one of the trumpet tutors at the Birmingham Conservatoire. I'm very proud of the Conservatoire as I studied here myself 1996-2000 and still live in the area. My main job is Principal Trumpet of the BBC Symphony Orchestra in London, most famed for it's performances in the BBC proms every year, including...

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