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Chris Augustine

Trombone

EXPERIENCE

Orchestral

Welsh National Opera - Sub Principal Trombone (Jan 2018 -)

Professional

  • BBC Concert Orchestra (Principal Trial) - current
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales (Sub-Principal Trialist Nov 12 - Oct 13)
  • London Symphony Orchestra (2nd Trombone)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra (2nd Trombone/Extra Work)
  • Royal Ballet Sinfonia (Principal Trial) - current
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2nd Trombone/Extra Work)

Training

  • Foyle's Future First member: London Philharmonic Orchestra (2013-2014)
  • Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra
  • World Youth Orchestra
  • University of London Symphony Orchestra
  • Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra
  • Young Musicians' Symphony Orchestra

West End

  • Wicked (Deputy)

Solo

  • Zequinha Abreu, Tico Tico - Royal Greenwich Brass Band, Aveley & Newham Brass band and Gianni Brass
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Concerto for Trombone & Wind Band - Goldsmiths Wind Band

EDUCATION WORK

  • Trombone Tutor and Brass Ensemble Conductor at Dartington International Summer School (08/2013)
  • Trumpet & Trombone Tutor - St Alfege with St. Peters School, London (10/2013 - Current)
  • St Helen's Primary School, London - Music Teacher & Expert Tutor (01/2010 - Current)
    • Hymn Practice, Massed Choir, Year 6 production & Keyboard Lessons
  • Ark Academy, Wembley - Junior Artist in Residence (09/2010 - 04/2012)
    • Trumpet lessons and theory class
  • Newham Academy of Music, London - Sessional Teacher (09/2007 - 04/2012)
    • Individual trombone and recorder lessons

AWARDS, COMPETItions & courses

  • City Livery Club Prize for Excellence (2012)
  • The Countess of Munster Musical Trust (2012)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra/Martin Musical Scholarship (2012)
  • Entrance Scholarships, Royal Academy of Music (2012)
  • Semi-Finalist in the Trinity Laban Soloists' Competition (2012)
  • Alan J Kirby Conducting Prize (2010)
  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire - Scholarship to study on the Masters course endowed by the Leverhulme Trust (2009 - 12)
  • "ExCeL-ling in Music" Camp - Monetary Scholarship Award (2006)
  • Nominated as an "Outstanding Achiever" in the Jack Petchey Achievement Award (2004)
  • Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Award for young people (2006)
  • Shining Through Award - Silver Winner (2006)

Education and qualifications

  • Royal Academy of Music, London - Postgraduate Year-in (2012 - 2013)
  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London - MMus: Distinction (2009 - 2012)
  • Goldsmiths College, University of London - BMus (Hons): 2:1 including Performance Studies (2006 - 2009)

Teachers: John Sibley • Leslie Lake • Denis Wick • Matt Gee • Mark Templeton • Graham Lee • Dudley Bright • Ian Bousfield • Gordon Campbell
Masterclasses: Ronald Barron • Ian Bousfield • Jörgen Van Rijen • Mark Templeton • Denis Wick

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Instruments
Trombone, Bass Trombone