Brian Harper - 2009 to 2011
In over 30 years, Brian has amassed a wealth of experience as a performer, teacher and conductor.
Originally a freelance professional trumpeter, he has performed with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, played on many BBC radio broadcasts and appeared in all the major London concert halls, and elsewhere across the UK and abroad.
He has also played with the Orchestra of the Golden Age, a period baroque orchestra using original instrumentation.
For some years, he was a brass teacher for Lancashire County Council and was the brass coach for the Lancashire Schools Orchestra.
As a conductor, Brian has worked with several orchestras in and around London, and with many different ensembles throughout the UK.
Brian started his position with the BSO in 2009 and was delighted to be the Orchestra's Conductor for the 2010/11 season of concerts.