Brass

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.

Rugby professionals and prima donnas: read the latest newsletter by Mark David, Head of Brass
 

The Academy offers programmes of study in:

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

 
Contact

Murray Richmond, Department Administrator
Telephone 020 7873 7320 / email brass@ram.ac.uk

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

Latest News

Six Academy Students in BBC Young Musician of the Year Finals

30.01.2018

Three undergraduate students and three Junior Academy students have been selected for the BBC Young Musician of the Year Category Finals

Latest Blog

Auditions 2016

01.12.2016

Advice for everyone auditioning for studies in 2017

Upcoming Events

Horn Masterclass with Alberto Menéndez Escribano free

Monday, 19.02.2018 13:30 - 16:30, New Recital Hall

Horn masterclass with Alberto Menéndez Escribano

Composers’ Project: CHROMA free

Thursday, 22.02.2018 19:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Award-winning ensemble CHROMA return for a concert of new works by Academy postgraduate composers

The Henry Wood Lectures: My Trumpet and Me free

Friday, 23.02.2018 18:00, New Recital Hall

The Academy’s Head of Brass, distinguished trumpeter Mark David, discusses his life and career with Professor Raymond Holden

Horn Masterclass with Marie-Luise Neunecker free

Friday, 23.02.2018 14:00 - 17:00, New Recital Hall

Horn masterclass with Marie-Luise Neunecker

Trumpet Masterclass with Wim Van Hasselt free

Monday, 26.02.2018 18:30 - 21:30, New Recital Hall

Trumpet masterclass with Wim Van Hasselt

London Metropolitan Brass at Colston Hall

Tuesday, 27.02.2018 13:05, Colston Hall

London Metropolitan Brass perform at Colston Hall

London Metropolitan Brass at Colston Hall

Tuesday, 06.03.2018 13:05, Colston Hall

London Metropolitan Brass perform at Colston Hall

Oliver Knussen conducts Academy Manson Ensemble

Friday, 16.03.2018 19:30, Duke’s Hall

Tickets: £10 (concessions £8) from the Academy’s Box Office Oliver Knussen conductor Cage Five Wolpe Ch...

Junior Academy Symphony Orchestra free

Saturday, 17.03.2018 15:45, St Mary Magdalene

Tickets: Free, no tickets required  Thomas Blunt conductor

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@RoyalAcadMusic • Feb 16
Academy #brass teacher Matthew Gee (@Geetrombone ) releases his new solo album next Friday. Find out more: youtube.com/watch?v=Sic6hV…
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