Alan is a former Principal Trumpet of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He is now proud to be serving in the Royal Air Force Music Services and is a member of Onyx Brass and a founder member of Septura Brass Septet.
As well as being a Trumpet Tutor at RBC Alan is also a Trumpet Professor at the Royal College of Music and Trumpet Tutor to the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
Alan is an alumni of RBC and was awarded a fellowship in 2012. During his studies he won the Shell/LSO scholarship performing the Hummel Trumpet Concerto with the LSO in the final at The Barbican.
In any spare time Alan loves keeping fit, running and cycling, being outdoors and spending time with his very patient wife Amy (a viola player in the CBSO) and three boys.