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Thomas Scaife



Recently completed the Masters in Music Performance from the Hochschule der Künste in Bern with Distinction and previously completed the bachelors degree at the Royal Academy of Music in London, with First Class Honours. Tom studied with Ian Bousfield, Dudley Bright and Matthew Gee.

Tom has made appearances with numerous professional orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic
Concert Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Cymru, British Sinfonietta, Orion Symphony
Orchestra and Festival Orchestra of Wales, playing under renowned conductors including Semyon Bychkov,
Christian Thielemann, Robin Ticciati, Sir Mark Elder, Cristoph Von Dohnanyi, Edward Gardner and Martin

Professional Orchestral Experience

- Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
- L'Orchestre du Monde
- National Symphony Orchestra
- Sinfonia Cymru
- British Sinfonietta
- Festival Orchestra of Wales
- Orion Symphony Orchestra
- New London Sinfonia
- Cardiff Sinfonietta

Orchestral training

- Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra
- Royal Academy of Music Concert Orchestra
- Royal Academy of Music Opera Orchestra


- Specialist Trombone Teacher at Sutton Music Service 2015-Present
- Principal percussion tutor at James Music Carmarthen - 2010-2012
- Private tuition to brass students in Carmarthen - 2009-2012
- Member of staff on Carmarthenshire music service courses - 2012- Present
- Private tuition in London - 2012- 2016
- Completed the LRAM teaching qualification with distinction from the Royal Academy of Music

Awards And Prizes

- Ian Bousfield Tenor Trombone Competition - First Prize (2017)
- Royal Academy of Music Brass Soloist Prize - First Prize (2015) Second Prize (2014)
- Carmarthenshire Rotary Competition - First Prize
- National Eisteddfod of Wales - Second Prize
- Welsh Arts Council Advanced Studies Award
- Mark Elliot Scholarship Award
- Elizabeth Evans Award
- Terry Jones Memorial Award

Additional Performance Experience

- Suoni dal Golfo Music Festival - 2017 tour of Italy
- Symphonic Brass Wales – International Concert Tour, Mediterranean International Festival of Fine Arts,
Crete, Greece 2011
- Symphonic Brass Wales – International Concert Tour to Kharkiv & Kiev, Ukraine 2013
- Pink Floyd – Session Orchestra for latest recording (Wish you were here) recorded at Abbey Road
- Rick Wakeman – Session orchestra for UK concerts
- Blasersoloisten Aargau

Education And Qualifications

2018: Masters with Distinction - Hochschule der Künste Bern - Studied with Ian Bousfield
2016: BMus with First Class Honours - Royal Academy of Music - Studied with Ian Bousfield, Matthew Gee and
Dudley Bright
LRAM with Distinction - Royal Academy of Music


Ian Bousfield
Dudley Bright
Matthew Gee

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