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Oliver Preece

Trumpet

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OCCUPATION   Freelance musician

QUALIFICATIONS   GRSM(Hons)  LRAM

HONOUR                 ARAM

PLACE OF STUDY Royal Academy of Music
                                   1985 - 1988 Undergraduate Study
                                   1988 - 1989 Postgraduate Study

PRIZE                       ‘Scott Philbrick’ prize awarded 1989

FURTHER STUDY Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass., USA       
                                   Summer Programme 1989
           
                                   Guildhall School of Music and Drama
                                   Jazz and studio music course 1989

PROFESSORS   John Wilbraham, Denis Wedgwood, Raymond Kotwica (Boston), Michael Laird & Ian Brown (consultations), Henry Lowther

ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain 1983 - 1985
Royal Academy of Music; Symphony, Sinfonia, Opera and Repertory orchestras 1985 - 1989

PROFESSIONAL ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE
Phoenix Orchestra 1986 - 1989: concerts and tours
St. Brides Chamber orchestra from 1986
Parnassus Chamber Orchestra from 1989: concerts and recordings
Premiere Ensemble from 1990: concerts and broadcasts
Orquestra do Porto, Portugal 1990: concerts and broadcasts
English Arts Orchestra
La Camerata - Friends of Music Orchestra, Athens from 1992: concerts, tours and recordings
Bernini Ensemble from 1992: concerts and broadcasts
Chameleon Arts Orchestra from 1992 (also as soloist)
London Festival Orchestra from 1992: concerts, recordings and broadcasts
Southern Festival Orchestra from 1992: recordings
Appollo Chamber Orchestra from 1993
EOS from 1994: concerts, tours and broadcasts
City of Canterbury Symphony Orchestra from 1997
Sarum Chamber Orchestra from 1997
Amici Chamber Orchestra
New London Sinfonia
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
Carl Rosa Opera Orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales: concerts and broadcasts
London Pops Orchestra
London Concertante
English Symphony Orchestra
BBC Concert Orchestra: concerts and broadcasts
The City Concert Orchestra
Brighton Philharmonic
London Gala Orchestra
Sinfonia Verdi
Ulster Orchestra
Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra
New Queens Hall Orchestra
English National Opera

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC EXPERIENCE
Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble
Steve Martland Band 1995
Premiere Ensemble
De Stijl Ensemble 1995

CHAMBER MUSIC EXPERIENCE
Harlequin Brass from 1988
Sheridan Brass from 1992
Albion Brass
Thames Brass
Wilbraham Brass Soloists
Seraphim Trumpets

T.V., RADIO AND RECORDING EXPERIENCE
BBC TV, ITV, HTV Wales, Satellite TV, Spanish TV
Music/filming for Dennis Potters ‘Lipstick on your collar’ (Channel 4).
BBC Radio - Bernini Ensemble, Premiere Ensemble, De Stijl Ensemble, EOS, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Concert Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Harlequin Brass, Graham Collier Big Band, National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Hugh Fraser Big Band, Michael Garrick Big Band and Pete Cater Big Band.
Portuguese Radio - Orquestra Do Porto.
Commercial recordings - La Camerata, Southern Festival Orchestra, Parnassus Chamber Orchestra, London Festival Orchestra, National Youth Jazz Orchestra,
La Camerata, Michael Garrick Big Band, Pete Cater Big Band, Chicago (the Musical), Hard Times (the Musical), Ute Lemper, David Soul and Seraphim Trumpets.

SHOWS/MUSICAL THEATRE
Budgie, West End
Grand Hotel, West End
Hot Shoe Shuffle, West End
Pickwick, West End and UK tour
Golden Musicals of Broadway, German tour
Carmen Jones, UK tour
Oliver!, West End
Mack and Mabel, West End
Wind in the Willows, West End and UK tour
Chess, Oslo, Norway
Chorus Line, UK Tour
Hamlet, Royal Shakespeare Company
Jesus Christ Superstar, West End
Beauty and the Beast, West End
Chicago, West End
Annie, West End
Hard Times, West End
My One and Only, West End
Rat Pack
High Society, West End
Mary Poppins, West End
Phantom, West End

JAZZ/LIGHT MUSIC
Graham Collier Big Band 1988; concerts and broadcasts
Michael Garrick Big band from 1988; concerts, tours, broadcasts and recordings
National Youth Jazz Orchestra 1988 - 1993; concerts, tours, broadcasts and recordings
Random Axis 1988; concerts and tours
Hugh Fraser Big band; broadcasts
Six of One from 1995
Pete Cater Big Band from 1995; concerts, tours, broadcasts and recordings
Glenn Miller Orchestra UK
Cliff Hardie Big Band
Paul Englishby Band

TEACHING/COACHING
Lord Wandsworth College 1987 - 1996
Private Pupils
Morley college (Centre for Young Musicians)
Blackheath Conservatory of Music
Christ’s Hospital School from 2000
Royal Holloway College, University of London
Master Classes; Kuala Lumpur Conservatory of Music - Malaysia,
Jazz Academy Summer Courses; Jazz Academy and various schools and colleges.

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Instruments
Trumpet, Cornet, Flugelhorn, Piccolo Trumpet