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.



Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Welsh College of Music Brass Band

Friday 24 March • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army) . 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Guards Brass

Friday 24 March • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - The Household Troops Band of the Salvation Army

Friday 24 March • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - New York Staff Band of the Salvation Army

Saturday 25 March • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London. . W1C2DJ

York Railway Institute Band - Galaxies of Brass with York Astronomical Society

Saturday 25 March • Creative Centre. York St John's University. Lord Mayors Walk. York YO317EX

Epsom and Ewell Silver Band

March 25 • EESB have been promoted to the 1st Section and are looking for a strong Principal Cornet to lead the line. Alongside contesting, we play a variety of engagements; formal concerts, fetes, shows and community events. We rehearse in Epsom on Monday evenings.

Mereside Brass

March 24 • MERESIDE BRASS are looking for a new MUSICAL DIRECTOR to continue to develop and challenge the band. We are a friendly 4th Section band with most seats filled, currently not contesting but with a sensible calendar of jobs and band social events.

Brunel Brass Organisation

March 24 • Our Championship section band requires a couple of new players :. Soprano,. E Flat Bass,. Percussion

Stuart Black

BA (Hons) Music
Conductor, Teacher, Flugel soloist


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