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Imogen Whitehead (née Hancock)

Trumpet

ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE       
  • Opera North (current Principal Trumpet trial)
  • English National Opera (current Principal Trumpet trial)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Britten Sinfonia
  • English National Ballet
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields    
  • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Ulster Orchestra
  • RTE Symphony Orchestra
  • Aurora Orchestra
  • Manchester Camerata
  • Rambert
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia
  • Chineke! Orchestra
  • The Multi-Story Orchestra     
  • Southbank Sinfonia (2016 alumna)
  • Britten-Pears Orchestra          
  • Faust Chamber Orchestra      
  • Ensemble Eroica
  • Covent Garden Sinfonia

SOLO EXPERIENCE
  • Trumpet and piano recital at the Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival 2019
  • Participant in masterclasses with Tine Thing Helseth at Risør Chamber Music Festival, Norway, June 2018
  • World Premieres of Concertos by Aleksandr Brusentsev, (Jan 2018) and Leo Geyer (June 2018)
  • Week of masterclasses with Håkan Hardenberger at Snape Maltings, Nov 2017
  • Featured soloist for the Battle Proms 2016 – performing to over 40,000 people around the UK
  • Park Lane Group Artist for the 2015/16 Season – contemporary solo recitals around London
  • World Première performances of Trinculo by Sally Beamish and Trumpet Concerto by Stephen Dodgson
  • Solo masterclasses with Reinhold Friedrich, Eric Aubier and Philip Smith

OTHER
  • The Phantom of the Opera, West End (Regular deputy)
  • Recording with London Metropolitan Orchestra
  • Regular deputy with Bella Tromba and the Buck Brass Trio
  • Member of ‘Troyk-estra’ jazz orchestra – performed at Ronnie Scott’s and London Jazz Festival

AWARDS
  • Julius Isserlis Award 2015/17 from the Royal Philharmonic Society (£5000 towards studies in Oslo)
  • Recipient of awards from the Christopher Horn and Wolfson Trusts
  • Winner of the Drummond Sharp Prize for Contemporary Music  Royal Academy of Music)

EDUCATION

  • Royal Academy of Music, London - First Class Degree, BMus(Hons) 2011 - 2015          
    • Professors:Mark David,  Paul Beniston,  Gareth Small,  Robert Farley,  John Hutchins
  • LRAM (Distinction)

REFEREES
  • Mark David- Head of Brass at Royal Academy of Music
  • James Murphy - Chief Executive, Royal Philharmonic Society

Website:
www.imogenwhiteheadtrumpet.com

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Instruments
Trumpet, Cornet, Flugelhorn, Natural Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet