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Beth Calderbank


2008 – 2012  Royal Northern College of Music: BMus (Hons)

Alto trombone, Bass trombone, Euphonium and Bass trumpet

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra – 2nd trombone (2015-2017)
Welsh National Opera
– 2nd trombone (2016-2017)

Orchestral work:

  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • English National Opera
  • City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Birmingham Royal Ballet
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia
  • Orchestra of Opera North
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • BBC Philharmonic
  • Halle Orchestra
  • London Gala Orchestra
  • Heart of England Orchestra
  • London Contemporary Orchestra
  • Manchester Camerata
  • RNCM Ensembles
  • European Youth Music Week
  • Music Service – Various tours

Mahler Chamber Orchestra Scheme
London Symphony Orchestra Brass Academy

Theatre work:
Half a Sixpence - West End
American in Paris - West End
Everybody's talking about Jamie - West End
Royal Shakespeare Company
Carousel - Regents Park Open Air Theatre

Chamber Music:
  • Bones Apart Trombone Quartet
  • Northern Brass Quintet
  • Arcane Brass Quintet - Phillip Jones Award 2012
  • Jambrass Quartet (UK Cathedral tour, 2008 – 2010)

lo work:
Master-classes with Christian Lindberg, Miguel Tantos, Boston Brass, Canadian Brass, Ben Van Dyke, Neils Ole Bo Johanson, Jiggs Whigam.

Final Recital as part of BMUS course at RNCM - 2012
Recital in St. Ann’s Church
Soloist with Sandwell Music and Arts Service

 Other performance areas:

  • Musicals, Shows, and Function bands
  • CD recordings, Listen to the band recording
  • Film Recordings and live radio broadcasts
  • Appeared on Sunday Brunch and The One Show
  • Songs of praise with Manchester Camerata
  • ITA festival – Denmark, 2009
  • Lead Trombone for Il Divo tour and Steve Hackett tours       
Teaching experience:
  • Current low brass teaching at Wetherby Senior School, Marylebone 
  • Current low brass teaching at Channing School, Highgate
  • Taken master-classes for British Trombone Society – All ages and levels
  • Tutor for Halle education - SHINE
  • Brass teacher – Sandwell Music and Arts Service – Present
  • Individual and group teaching, conducting beginner groups
  • Educational tours to Japan, Thailand and Vietnam – School teaching
  • Trombone teacher at Xaverian College, 2011- 2012
  • Woodwind teacher up to Grade 5
  • Mec1 Course (RNCM course) – 2011
  • Work Experience (Sandwell Youth Music) – 2005
    (Mainstream schools and children with learning disabilities)
  • Experience as a member of staff on residential courses and tours

Bass Trumpet and Euphonium
  • BBC Philharmonic
  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Halle Orchestra
  • Half a Sixpence - West End


Simon Cowen, Rob Holliday, and Chris Houlding

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Trombone, Alto Trombone, Bass Trombone, Bass Trumpet, Euphonium, Remote Recording