Septura Tips No. Alan Thomas

Currently principal trumpeter of the Royal Air Force Central Band.

Former principal trumpeter of the BBC Symphony Orchestra

From 2004 to 2013, he was Principal Trumpet of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Shell/LSO Scholarship Winner, Royal Overseas League Competition Brass Winner

Members of Onyx Brass ( and Septura (, two of Britain's leading brass chamber music groups.

He is Professor of Trumpet at the Royal College of Music and Lecturer in Trumpet at the Royal Birmingham Conservatory of Music. He is also a trumpet instructor for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

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    November 19th Tokyo Performance Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Small Hall

    General: 6,000 yen High school/university student: 3,500 yen Elementary/junior high school student: 1,000 yen

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    November 24th Kyoto Performance Kyoto Concert Hall Ensemble Hall Murata

    General: 4,000 yen Students: 3,000 yen Members: 3,600 yen *〈Kyoto Concert Hall/ROHM Theater Kyoto Club, Kyoto Symphony Orchestra members〉

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