Phillip Lawrence


Composer, conductor, teacher

Phillip Lawrence

Contact details

Chateau Charly,
9 Route de Cornusse,
Charly, Cher
18350 France

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Trumpet from the age of 10 via father via SA. Later with Alan Stringer RLPO & first pro gig at 18 with the RLPO and also playing with British Rail Edge Hill Band under Bob Dean. RNCM under John Dickenson/Howard Snell also joining Manchester CWS Band under Frank Renton. To London to play with the Royal Opera Covent Garden, later also with BBCSO, LSO, RPO, Philharmonia, LPO, Wren, Ulster, Scottish Chamber, London Bach, Saddlers Wells, West End Shows.

Became endorsee as soloists with DEG trumpets and presented a prototype by hand from Don Getzen himself. Very early retirement from pro trumpet to write/compose, build studio. 60 + music track ad's for TV commercials inc. Nike, The Times, Wriggleys, Smarties, Ibuleve, The Post Office, Guinness, Classic fm idents.

Own publishing Co Elms Publishing with over 150 works and arrangements for Brass Band @ the 4barsrest shop.

Commissions from the RAF for their centenary in 2018 premiered at the Albert Hall with sold out audience of 2547 hosted by Carol Vorderman broadcast BBC1 and Radio 2. Special commissions for FNIMN Radio 2 with the BBCCO.

6 feature films, one restoration newly composed for the silent film horror classic "Nosferatu". Author of "Technically Graded Exercises for valved Brass" published Faber and originally used for the Trinity Exam Brass Syllabus.

Currently had work chosen for the 2023 area 1st section set piece.



Haverhill Silver Band - Waterbeach Brass - Spring Concert

Saturday 2 March • Histon Baptist Church, Station Road, Histon, Cambridge CB24 9LQ

Contest: Yorkshire Regional Championships

Saturday 2 March • Corporation Street, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

Contest: Midlands Regional Championships

Saturday 2 March • Corby Business Academy, Gretton Road, Corby NN17 5EB

Contest: Midlands Regional Championships

Sunday 3 March • Corby Business Academy, Gretton Road, Corby NN17 5EB

Contest: Yorkshire Regional Championships

Sunday 3 March • Corporation Street, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

West Midlands Police Band

February 27 • Are you a committed musician looking for new opportunities? We are currently seeking a competent 3rd Cornet player, BBb or Eb Bass player, and a Percussionist (kit).. Rehearsals on a Wednesday in friendly environment at Chelmsley Wood Police Station

Mereside Brass

February 20 • Mereside Brass (Rudheath, Northwich) are looking for a FRONT ROW CORNET, position negotiable. We are a friendly 4th Section band restarting contesting this year and with a sensible calendar of jobs and band social events. Come and give us a try!

Haverhill Silver Band

February 19 • Play Bb (or Eb) bass and want to compete at the Spring Festival and Whit Friday? . . Due to work commitments, Haverhill Silver Band (L&SC Champions 2022) have a vacancy for a talented Bb or Eb bass player to join us after the areas.

David A. Stowell

Conductor and composer


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