Ross Brown, Co-ordinator of Brass, Trumpet and Natural TrumpetRoss Brown was a DfEE scholar at Wells, and continued studying trumpet at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where his professors included James Watson, Howard Snell, Paul Archibald and Robert Farley. Ross regularly performs and records with some of the world’s leading orchestras and ensembles, many as guest-principal trumpet, including The Academy of St Martin in the Fields, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Britten Sinfonia, English Chamber Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, The King’s Consort and The Academy of Ancient Music.
As principal trumpet with the London Chamber Orchestra, he has appeared as a soloist and has performed and recorded all over Europe, and regularly appears on TV and radio. His largest audience was the live global broadcast of the Royal Wedding of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Westminster Abbey in April 2011.
In addition to teaching at Wells he is a tutor of trumpet and natural trumpet at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and a senior associate teacher at the University of Bristol. In 2015 he was appointed an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music.