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Phillip Lawrence

ARCM PGRNCM MFTCL ARCM B.Mus

Composer, conductor, teacher

Phillip Lawrence

Contact details

Chateau Charly,
9 Route de Cornusse,
Charly, Cher
18350 France


More information...

Trumpet from the age of 10 via father via SA. Later with Alan Stringer RLPO & first pro gig at 18 with the RLPO and also playing with British Rail Edge Hill Band under Bob Dean. RNCM under John Dickenson/Howard Snell also joining Manchester CWS Band under Frank Renton. To London to play with the Royal Opera Covent Garden, later also with BBCSO, LSO, RPO, Philharmonia, LPO, Wren, Ulster, Scottish Chamber, London Bach, Saddlers Wells, West End Shows.

Became endorsee as soloists with DEG trumpets and presented a prototype by hand from Don Getzen himself. Very early retirement from pro trumpet to write/compose, build studio. 60 + music track ad's for TV commercials inc. Nike, The Times, Wriggleys, Smarties, Ibuleve, The Post Office, Guinness, Classic fm idents.

Own publishing Co Elms Publishing with over 150 works and arrangements for Brass Band @ the 4barsrest shop.

Commissions from the RAF for their centenary in 2018 premiered at the Albert Hall with sold out audience of 2547 hosted by Carol Vorderman broadcast BBC1 and Radio 2. Special commissions for FNIMN Radio 2 with the BBCCO.

6 feature films, one restoration newly composed for the silent film horror classic "Nosferatu". Author of "Technically Graded Exercises for valved Brass" published Faber and originally used for the Trinity Exam Brass Syllabus.

Currently had work chosen for the 2023 area 1st section set piece.

 

 



PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - Pemberton Old Wigan B Band

Sunday 14 July • Pemberton Old Wigan Brass Bands. Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan WN5 8DZ


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS - QUIZ NIGHT

Friday 19 July • Pemberton Old Wigan Band . Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan. WN5 8DZ


Barnsley Brass - Stephen Sykes, Principal Trombone of The Cory Band

Saturday 20 July • St Mary's Church, Kippax, Leeds LS25 7HF


Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Skelmanthorpe Band

Sunday 21 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Phoenix Brass

Sunday 28 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


East London Brass

July 21 • SOLO HORN: Due to relocation, East London Brass, LSC Championship Section, are on the look out for a solo horn player to join our friendly and ambitious band. Rehearsals are on Thursday nights in Walthamstow, London - 7.45pm-10pm.


Middleton

July 18 • Middleton Band (NW Area) have vacancies for Baritone, Eb or Bb Bass and Percussion. . Rehearsals are held on Monday & Thursday at 8pm under Musical Director Jamie Cooper.


Camborne Youth Band

July 16 • Camborne Brass (2nd Section). We are aiming to bolster urgently our cornet section with both front and back row cornets (all positions negotiable). We are also expanding our training section. All ages and abilities are welcome from beginners upwards.


John Ward


Conductor, Adjudicator


               

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