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.




Staff Finder

@adamwoolf • May 25
Enjoyable day teaching on my DIEM Academy. So far, Jarzebski for violin and trombone, Bassano divisions and some Al……
@adamwoolf • May 24
Living ‘near’ Bilbao, working in Amsterdam. @KLM - another amazing flight. Great service. Should be musicians’ #1 choice.
@adamwoolf • May 22
Another nice morning teaching on Skype. Such a convenient and effective way to help people!
@adamwoolf • May 20
and an old favourite from 17th century England....
@adamwoolf • May 20
and something more lively from DIEM Book 1