Peter Gane is one of Britain's
leading brass specialists. At the age of 16 he won an
open scholarship to study the trombone at the Royal
Manchester College of Music and at the age of 19 he
became a member of the London Symphony Orchestra. A
Founder and former President of the British Trombone
Society with many publications to his credit, Peter Gane
has earned particular recognition for his work with
young people. He has a long-standing association with
the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and the
European Union Youth Orchestra where he has been
professor of trombone since 1977 and 1984 respectively.
As a teacher, brass specialist and conductor he has
taken master classes and workshops in many European
Conservatoires and with professional groups in Germany,
France, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Spain, Holland,
Austria, Italy and the USA. His international reputation
was recently confirmed by the presentation of "Neill
Humfeld award for excellence in trombone teaching" by
the International Trombone Association.
He became a professor of the
Guildhall School of Music & Drama in 1971, was elected a
Fellow of the School in 1981 and is currently Head of
the Department of Wind and Percussion where he regularly
conducts and records with the Guildhall School of Music
Symphonic Wind Ensemble.
Peter's recent publications include:
Brass Guide, Trombone Books 1 & 2, published by the
Training for Trombone, published by Warwick Music.
Trombonists Do It, published by Brass Wind.