Roger Harvey studied at Oxford and London Universities.
His trombone career began with the Halle Orchestra before he joined the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble as Principal Trombone in 1981 and embarked on a very busy freelance career working as Guest Principal with all the major London Orchestras.
He has been Principal Trombone of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields since 1985. On Philip Jones' retirement he spent 5 years as the administrative and musical leader of the successor group London Brass. He was appointed Co-Principal Trombone of the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 2000.
He is a prolific arranger for brass ensemble and runs his own publishing company BrassWorks.
Faculties / departments: Brass
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