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Richard Deacon



  • Royal Ballet Sinfonia
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia (including Principal)
  • English Symphony Orchestra
  • British Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Heart of England Orchestra
  • Orchestra for 'London Conducting Workshop'
  • Fulham Opera - Principal
  • Kent Concert Orchestra - Principal
  • Becker Orchestra, Kent - Principal
  • London Festival Sinfonia
  • Maidstone Symphony Orchestra, Kent
  • Watford Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Tempus Chamber Orchestra, London

Period Instrument Performance (Natural Trumpet & Cornett)

  • Brandenburg Baroque Soloists - including Bach Mass in B Minor - St Martin-in-the-Fields
  • Bristol Baroque Ensemble - including Handel Celebration - Bath Abbey
  • Equale Baroque Players directed by Peter Bassano
  • Brighton Early Music Festival - Messiah directed by John Hancom
  • University College London, Recital on cornetto
  • RCM Natural Trumpet Ensemble - Principal Trumpet
  • RCM Museum of Instruments showcase: soloist, Fantini Sonata No.3 detta la Niccolini
  • RCM Baroque Brass Ensemble with Michael Laird

Pop & Shows

  • 'The Who' UK tour
  • Public Service Broadcasting (Pop Band) - U.K. Festivals
  • Orchestra for ‘Love Beyond’ (Musical) - Wembley Arena, Brighton Centre
  • Abba Symphonic, Queen Symphonic

 Chamber Music

  • The Symphonic Brass of London
  • Locke Brass Consort
  • Chameleon Brass Quintet - St George’s Day Recital in Trafalgar Square
  • Shore Brass Quintet (Founding member):
       - House of Commons Reception; Kensington & Chelsea Christmas Festival
       - St Michael's Church Chester Square, London
  • Tower of London - Solo Trumpet for ‘Welcome Film’
  • Eric Ewazen Trio for Trumpet, Violin and Piano - UK Premier at RCM


  • Houses of Parliament - Reception for ‘Music in Hospitals’
  • J. Clarke Trumpet Voluntary - Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
  • Haydn Trumpet Concerto - Dover Festival Orchestra - Dover Town Hall
  • Hummel Trumpet Concerto - Harlow Symphony Orchestra
  • Neruda Trumpet Concerto - St Mary’s Arts Centre - Sandwich
  • Vivaldi Concerto for Two Trumpets - Sandwich Orchestra, Kent
  • Trumpet & Piano Recitals - St Martin-in-the-Fields, Charlton House - London, ‘Bach to Baby’ - Kent
  • Tpt & Organ Recitals - Methodist Central Hall (Westminster) with Gerard Brooks, Rochester Cathedral & ‘Chamber Music in Little Venice’ Concert Series - London
  • J. Turrin Caprice - Wigmore Hall, London (Hakan Hardenberger Masterclass)  

 Orchestral Training

  • RCM Symphony Orchestra, Opera Orchestra, Sinfonietta & Wind Orchestra - Principal Trumpet/Cornet    
  • Canterbury Sinfonia, Kent - Principal
  • All Soul’s Orchestra, London - Principal
  • Guildhall School of Music & Drama Orchestra - Symphony Orchestra - Principal Trumpet
  • Kent County Youth Orchestra - Principal Trumpet

Education and Outreach

  • Music in Hospitals Artist - trumpet soloist with piano (2008-present)
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia Education & Outreach Work
  • RPO and RCM outreach Thames Festival Schools Project
  • RCM Outreach ‘Summer Music’ course for 6-14 year olds
  • Shore Brass Quintet - School’s Outreach Work


  • Royal College of Music - BMus (Hons) in Performance (2002-2007)
  • Professors: Paul Beniston, Paul Archibald, Andrew Crowley, Neil Brough (Natural Trumpet)


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