Adam Woolf


Brass - Sackbut and Early Trombone
Historical Performance - Sackbut and Early Trombone

Studied at the Royal Academy of Music; now professor of sackbut

Principal of Sir John Eliot Gardiner's English Baroque Soloists and Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique

Co-founder of the international ensemble the Caecilia-Concert

Adam Woolf enjoys a busy international career at the forefront of period instrument performance and a repertoire spanning over 600 years. He is a member of His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts, the Caecilia-Concert, principal trombone with Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s orchestras and freelancer with ensembles including L’Arpeggiata and Concerto Palatino.

A keen educator of the instrument, its repertoire and associated skills, Adam published his internationally renowned method book for early trombone ‘Sackbut Solutions’ in 2010.

In 2011, his solo CD ‘Songs Without Words’ was the first recording to be released focussing on the sackbut purely as a solo instrument in 16th and 17th century repertoire.




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@adamwoolf • Jul 13
Calling all singers...…
@adamwoolf • Jul 04
6 countries in 6 days. Amazing to finish with fantastic Verdi with @mco_london. Now time to stop. Family time for a few days....
@adamwoolf • Jun 30
Great couple of days making music in a German castle with I Fedeli. At last playing next to @CatherineMotuz What a……
@adamwoolf • Jun 27
Yesterday was my last day as a member of staff at Utrecht’s Conservatorium. Today Im heading to Haßfurt to make my……
@adamwoolf • Jun 21
Incredibly proud of my students and friends from Brussels Conservatoire this evening. Playing and singing their hea……