Edward Carpenter (Trumpeter)

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Published on: November 21, 2012

Brought up in Somerset, Edward came to Birmingham to study at the Conservatoire in 2007. During his studies he had many opportunities with the major ensembles, playing a wide range of repertoire. In 2009 he was awarded a place to study in Italy with Giancarlo Parodi. During the term spent there Edward played both the Vivaldi double trumpet concerto with Sergio Luchetta and also the Torelli Trumpet concerto, accompanied by the Baroque Orchestra of Ferrara. He was a finalist in several competitions at the college, including the Corfield Trumpet Prize and the Brass Prize, he was also awarded the Post graduate certificate course prize for 2011/12.  During his postgraduate studies Edward was awarded a place on the CBSO orchestral training scheme in which he took part in a number of orchestral rehearsals.

Away from his studies, Edward was a founder member of the Thumb contemporary music ensemble, with whom he plays regularly. Edward has also played with several other ensembles in the Birmingham area, including the Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra, the CBSO Youth Orchestra and the Sinfonia of Birmingham.

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