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Sam Freeman

Bass Trombone

Orchestral Experience

BBC Concert Orchestra (Principal Bass Trombone, Trial 2014 - 2016)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
English National Opera
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
Britten Sinfonia
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
The Hallé Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
London Concert Orchestra
Aurora Orchestra
Milton Keynes Symphony Orchestra
National Symphony Orchestra
Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria
Disney Concert Orchestra/English National Orchestra
English Philharmonia/English Philharmonia Brass
Southbank Sinfonia
Army of Generals
Mozart Symphony Orchestra
Amadeus Orchestra
European Union Youth Orchestra Principal Bass Trombone (2011-2015)
RAM Symphonic Brass ‘American Icons’ CD

Commercial, Jazz, Chamber & Theatre
COOL Music (Including Film, TV and Game Sessions)
Wicked, Apollo Theatre London (Deputy)
Les Miserablés, Queens Theatre London (Deputy)
Phantom of the Opera, Her Majesty’s Theatre London (Deputy)
Syd Lawrence Orchestra (Deputy)
London City Big Band
Pandora’s Jukebox
Diamond Skyline Orchestra
The Symphonic Brass of London
Old Dirty Brasstards
Soul Tubes

Awards
Royal Academy of Music Full Scholarship/Leverhulme Scholarship (2008-2013/2010-2013)
Mark Elliot Scholarship (2010,2011)
Christopher Horn Award Winner (2010)
Wolfson Fund Recipient (2010)
Craxton Memorial Fund Recipient (2013)
John Soloman Prize (RAM) – Highly Commended (2010)
Nottingham Young Musician Finalist (2008)

Education/Qualifications
Royal Academy of Music, Bachelor of Music (2008-2013)
LRAM certified teacher (2012)
Southwell Minster School (Chorister and Aux. Lay Clerk) (1998-2008)

Teachers
Bob Hughes                        Former Principal Bass Trombone London Symphony Orchestra
Keith McNichol                   Principal Bass & Contrabass Trombone, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Pat Jackman                        Principal Bass Trombone, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Jorgen Van Rijen                 Principal Trombone, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Ian Bousfield                        Former Principal Trombone, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra & LSO
Doug Wilkie                         Former freelance Bass Trombonist and head of brass, Clarendon College, Nottingham


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Instruments
Bass Trombone, Contrabass Trombone, Sackbutt, Trombone, Tuba