Byron Fulcher took up the trombone at the age of nine. He studied with Denis Wick prior to entering the Guildhall School of Music in 1988, where he studied with Eric Crees.
Byron performed the British premiere of Ranki's 'Tales of Father Goose' in 1989 and since then has performed the Gordon Jacob and Launy Grondahl trombone concerti in London and the Ferdinand David 'Concertino' in Peru with the Lima Symphony Orchestra. Byron also performed at the 2003 International Trombone Festival in Helsinki.
Byron was co-principal trombonist of the Orquesta Sinfonica de Galicia, Spain before returning to London to freelance in 1993. He then worked with a wide variety of orchestras and ensembles including the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, London Sinfonietta, LSO, RPO and BBCSO. Byron became principal trombone of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in 2000 and moved to the Philharmonia Orchestra in September 2001.
Byron has recently given masterclasses at Trinity College of Music and Cheethams School of Music and can be heard on the soundtrack of the films 'Gladiator', 'Lord of the Rings' and 'Curse of the Were-Rabbit'. He also now teaches at the Royal College of Music and Birmingham Conservatoire and is a member of London Brass.
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Trombone, Alto Trombone, Bass Trumpet, Euphonium