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Matt Roberts


I am freelance Jazz and Classical trumpet player in my final year at the Birmingham Conservatoire 2006-7 (BmusHons) I have had a great number of experiences in my career so far. To name a few: 2002, I played the solo trumpet part in a 14-piece group at Pride Park stadium in front of0ver 24,000 people including the queen and the rest of royal family. (for the Queens Golden Jubilee). I have done a great deal of show work: Westside Story, My fair Lady (x2), Kismet (x2), Student Prince, Dancing Years, Carousel, Perchance to Dream, Gay is the Word, Call me Madame, Calamity Jane, Kings Rhapsody and a Gala performance of other Ivor Novello and Cole Porter shows. La Cage Aux Folles, Les Miserables, Princess Ida, Oklahoma (x2), High Society, Copa Cobana. 2004-5- I was the Principle trumpet of the CBSO Youth Orchestra and had the privilage to be conducted by the CBSO's Sakari Oramo. 2005- I joined MYJO and was playing 2nd Tpt when we won the Dutch National Championship of Big Bands. 2005- I played and recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London. Every year since 2004 I have been part of a staff team who have been taking kids involved with music in Derby on Tours abroad, (Ecclesbourne Music Trips and Derby Music Centre Trips.) 2006- Recently I have begun to teach the trumpet to students at Winterfold House School in Birmingham.


Contact name:
Matt Roberts
3 Short Avenue,
DE22 2EH
Email address:

Types of work

Workshops, Performances

About your artistic work

Music and sound art
Brass, Jazz, Orchestral, Other

Your work in education

7-11 years old, 11-14 years old, 14-16 years old, 16-18 years old

Your work in specialised community settings

Young people, Older people

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