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 Principal Study on:

  • Trumpet
  • Horn
  • Tenor Trombone
  • Bass Trombone
  • Tuba

See also

Performance, the central driving force behind all Academy studies
Fees and Financial Support
Open Days


Alice Kelley, 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

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Academy at the Proms


This year’s BBC Proms look as exciting as ever, with around 30 alumni, 13 staff and three current students featuring throughout the season

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Auditions 2016


Advice for everyone auditioning for studies in 2017

Upcoming Events

London Metropolitan Brass

25 September 2018 1:05pm, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Academy Chamber Music Fellows London Metropolitan Brass perform pieces by Sven-David Sandström, Ivan Jevtic and Jan Bach

Horn Masterclass with Radovan Vlatkovic

28 September 2018 2:30pm, Angela Burgess Recital Hall

With Radovan Vlatkovic, international soloist, professor at the Salzburg Mozarteum and Visiting Professor of Horn at the Academy

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