Mark Templeton

Principal Trombone

Chair supported by William and Alex de Winton

Mark Templeton began playing the trombone at the age of ten and studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where he received the Brass Prize in 1996. Also that year he won a place in the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and in 1998 he was awarded the International Trombone Association Philharmonic Prize in America.

Mark had a full and varied freelance career after graduating and played with most of the UK orchestras and various European ones. He was a founder member of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Principal Trombone with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra prior to joining the London Philharmonic Orchestra in 2006.

Mark is also a Professor at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London.

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