Richard Thomas

Natural Trumpet & Cornett Tutor

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Richard studied at the University of Wales, the Royal Academy of Music and the Schola Cantorum, Switzerland. As part of his Master of Arts degree, Richard undertook research into the William Shaw Silver State Trumpets housed in the Jewel House, at the Tower of London.

Richard has been a regular performer at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London and can be heard on the film sound tracks for Shrek III, The Golden Age and Bedtime Stories.

Richard is a founder member and director the acclaimed sackbut and cornett ensemble QuintEssential as well as a founder member of waits band The City Musick and the 19th century brass quintet, The Prince Regent’s Band.

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