moving to Derbyshire Jonathan Trout was appointed principal conductor
of Derby Concert Orchestra. He studied the violin at the Royal
Manchester College of Music (now the RNCM) followed by a music degree
at the University of York. As as violinist, he gained valuable
experience in the Ulster, Sadlers Wells and Royal Ballet orchestras.
Hubbard is the
DCO’s contra bassoonist and has been a member of the orchestra for many
years. He studied music at Nottingham University and was awarded
a PhD for a thesis on the late operas of Sullivan. He decided not
to follow a music career and instead retrained as an Inspector of
Taxes. He is now a partner in an international accountancy firm
and combines this with being editor-in-chief of Taxation magazine.
studied at Manchester
University where he conducted the University Chamber Orchestra,
directed several shows and studied cello with Jonathan Price.
Ed has been a Head of Music in several schools and his work heading up
a regional music centre for Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts
Trust has given Ed extensive experience conducting choirs and
orchestras, including productions at the Dancehouse Theatre,
Manchester, Derngate Theatre, Northampton and the Schools Prom at the
Albert Hall. He is currently Director of Music at Derby High School and
conducts the recently formed Elgin String Orchestra.