Bios

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Sean
Seans Bio ImageSean is a professional Trumpet Player from Mansfield. He is graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal Northern College of Music, where he gained a scholarship to study his Masters. Sean regularly performs freelance Trumpet across the country and is currently working towards his FRSM Diploma in trumpet Performance.
During his time at the Royal Northern College of Music, Sean was sponsored by the Seary Charitable Trust.
Jeffer
Jeffer Bio ImgJeffer is a trumpet player, composer and arranger. She was principal trumpet of Suffolk Youth Orchestra, a member of the Aldeburgh Young Musicians Programme and a student at Junior Guildhall before gaining a place at Birmingham Conservatoire to study Composition with Michael Wolters, Edwin Roxburgh and Fumiko Myachi. In her fourth year, Jeffer began studying trumpet with Jon Holland, and later with Alan Thomas and Andy Stone-Fewings. She was recently awarded a scholarship to study trumpet at postgraduate level at Birmingham Conservatoire.
During her time at Birmingham Conservatoire, Jeffer’s orchestral piece, ‘Letters of the Alphabet’ was selected for performance by the Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra and her arrangements have appeared on ‘Hollyoaks’ and BBC Radio. Jeffer regularly performs with Hosen Brass as well as appearing regularly as a soloist with London based pianist Kevin Satizabal. She has been involved with several music outreach programmes including ‘Sing Up’ and ‘On The Edge’ and was made a trustee of the charity ‘On The Edge Fusion Youth Orchestra’ in 2013 with whom she leads public workshops and offers advice as a young working professional.
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Danny
Danny Bio ImgDanny is a trumpet player and a graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire where he studied with some of the country’s most prolific trumpet players such as Alan Thomas, Andy Stone-Fewings and Paul Mayes. Danny enjoys performing in a range of styles and ensembles from Orchestral work to folk bands.He has worked with many orchestras including the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, taken part in countless musical theatre productions and is part of folk band ‘Big Tent and the Gypsy Lantern’.Danny also works as a peripatetic brass teacher for Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust.
Andi

Andi Bio ImgAndi is a free-range trombonist, bred from a blend of local and imported stock and raised in the country farmstead of Birmingham Conservatoire.Free from gluten and industrial toxins, Andi is formulated to provide an edge of insanity to your brass ensemble, a classy hat and 100% your RDA of Vitamin B flat.Andi is not tested on Animals (they run away when he starts playing the trombone – sensitive ears, y’see?). Andi has however been thoroughly tested on various ensembles in the South West and Midlands, both as a player and tutor.Do not take after food: may induce screaming along with the music. Take with a large stein of beer twice per track. Not suitable for children under 36 months due to moving parts.

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Bob
Bob Bio ImgBob started playing Tuba at 12, where he soon went on to become principal Tuba of both City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Orchestra and National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain as well as gaining a place to study tuba at Birmingham Conservatoire, where he studied with Graham Sibley and David Gordon-Shute. During his time at music college, he was finalist for the Conservatoire Brass Prize, Bernard Brown Prize and the Ambache Prize as well as being the pioneer in creating ‘Hosen Brass’.
As well as managing and performing  with Hosen Brass, Bobs enjoys exploring the solo repertoire for the Tuba, having recently performed the European Premier of Barbara York’s Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra with Halesowen Symphony Orchestra. Other work includes Royal Shakespeare Company and Decibel Contemporary Music Ensemble as well as freelancing on Bass Trombone and Euphonium.
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