World class trombonist Ian Bousfield is set to perform a rare UK concert – in York.
Ian will play with the York Railway Institute Band on Sunday 23 October.
York-born Ian is one of the most influential brass players of our time, having been at the top of his profession for over 35 years
He was formerly principal trombone of the Vienna Philharmonic and London Symphony in an orchestral career that spanned 30 years.
As a soloist he has also appeared with London Philharmonic and the BBC Philharmonic.
Before his illustrious classical career Ian was steeped in the world of brass band music playing at Rowntree Mackintosh Band. His father, the highly respected Trevor Bousfield, was conductor before going on to play at the Yorkshire Imperial Metals Band.
Ian is professor of trombone at the Hochschule der Künste in Bern and the Royal Academy of Music in London. His former students sit in some of the world’s premier orchestras and have won the most prestigious competitions including the ARD and Royal Overseas League.
The concert is at 7.30pm on Sunday 23 October at the York St John’s University Creative Centre.
Tickets, priced £10 for adults and £5 for students and under 18s, are available here