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Peter Gane

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:

The Good Brass Guide, Trombone Books 1 & 2, published by the Guildhall School.
Circuit Training for Trombone, published by Warwick Music.
How Trombonists Do It, published by Brass Wind.

International Trombone Association

Honorary Life Members

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