UK Music Teachers

Dave Hendry Trumpet

Dave Hendry Trumpet

Royal Northern College of Music, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK

Trumpet Lessons | Artist development, Ensemble Coaching, Online Lessons

  • Qualifications: GRNCM, Postgraduate Diploma from RCM
  • Pricing: 1hr online lesson: £60.
  • Styles: Baroque and Modern
  • Suitability: From beginners to postgraduates


Dave studied at the Royal Northern College of Music and the Royal College of Music. It was at the RNCM that he developed an interest in Baroque music, Early Brass and specifically the Natural Trumpet. Since graduating in 1990 after studying with David Staff and Michael Laird he has spent most of his career performing with Period performance ensembles in the UK and Europe. He is presently Principal Trumpet of the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman, and the Early Opera Company / Christian Curnyn.

​In addition to these ensembles, he has performed with: The English Concert, the Academy of Ancient Music, English Baroque Soloists, King’s Consort, New London Consort, The Sixteen, the Hanover Band, Early Opera Company ,Bach Collegium Japan / Suzuki, Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Bruggen, Les Talens Lyrique / Christophe Rousset, Anima Eterna, Brugge / Jos Van Immerseel, Gottingen Festspiel Orchester / Nicholas McGegan, Collegium Vocale / Phillipe Herreweghe, Les Concerts de Nations / Jordi Savall, Musica Antiqua Koln / Reinhard Goebel, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Drottingholm Baroque Ensemble, Stuttgart Baroque Orchestra / Frieder Bernius, Netherlands Bachvereniging, Das Neue Orchester / Christoph Spering, Halle festspielorchester, and Kolner Academie.

​Dave has also performed on the natural trumpet with modern ensembles such as the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Ulster Orchestra, Bremen Kammerphilarmonie and the Combattimento Consort, Netherlands. He has toured extensively throughout Europe as well as North and South America, Scandinavia, and the Far East.

​In addition to his work at the RNCM, he has examined and taught at the Royal Academy of Music, Trinity College of Music, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Chetham’s School of Music, Snape Maltings Aldeburgh, and the Prins Claus Conservatoire in Groningen, Holland.

​His discography includes Deutsche Gramophone, Decca, Erato, Philips, Virgin, Chandos, Naxos, Cpo, Deutsch Harmonia Munde performing repertoire by composers including Bach, Handel, Purcell, Biber, Praetorius, Buxtehude, Eccles, Mattheson, Mozart, Haydn, Gluck and Mendelssohn.

Teaching Info

Students can expect a focused but friendly lesson, with a good mix of humour and encouragement. The lesson will be tailored to the needs of the student, whether they are a beginner just starting out, or a graduate looking to hone their skills or have a second opinion. There will be a blend of technical studies, engaging repertoire choices, and real-world applications and examples.

  • ABRSM, Trinity exams.
  • Beginner to a professional standard
  • Music College Audition preparation
  • Recital Preparation
  • Techniques: high/low register
  • Baroque Repertoire
  • Orchestral Excerpts
  • Natural Trumpet
  • Slide Trumpet
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