The Academy’s Brass Faculty has established itself as one of the foremost conservatoire departments in the world. We prioritise students’ experiences by offering an unparalleled range of masterclasses with internationally renowned players, one-to-one lesson time with our distinguished professors and visiting professors and plenty of orchestral and chamber music opportunities. Our brass students are focused, motivated and supportive across the department.

The Academy offers programmes of study in:

See also: Performance, the central driving force behind all Academy studies


Tara Savile, Department Administrator
Telephone 020 7873 7320 / email

Mark David

Head of Brass: Mark David

Trumpet with Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Nash Ensemble

Principal Trumpet of the Philharmonia Orchestra 1992–2012

Experienced performer and recording artist in symphonic, operatic and chamber repertoire


Academy unveils new Finzi scholarship and bust


The Royal Academy of Music has unveiled a new specially-commissioned bust of the English composer Gerald Finzi as well as a significant new scholarship in the composer’s name


Auditions 2016


Advice for everyone auditioning for studies in 2017


Academy Symphonic Brass: ‘Enigma’ Variations free

20.10.2017 金曜日 19:00, Duke’s Hall

Jörgen van Rijen explores some of the possible solutions to the 'enigma'

John Solomon Brass Prize free

27.10.2017 金曜日 14:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Brass students perform their own choice for solo brass

Horn Open Day free

12.11.2017 日曜日 11:00, Various venues around the Academy

Join us for our Horn Open Day! An opportunity to meet staff and students, attend coached ensemble playing and receive advice

Septura free

01.12.2017 金曜日 13:05, Duke’s Hall

Tickets: Free, no tickets required Schütz arr. Simon Cox Das Wort ward Fleisch JS Bach arr. Matthew Knight Christmas Suite...

Junior Academy Symphony Orchestra free

02.12.2017 土曜日 15:45, Duke’s Hall

Richard Dickins conducts the Junior Academy Symphony Orchestra


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