Ryan Linham graduated from the Royal College of Music in 2014 with First Class Honours as a Foundation Scholar. He was appointed to the trumpet position in the New European Ensemble (Den Haag) that year, and has begun to forge a successful freelance career in the UK.
He has performed as guest Principal trumpet with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra and BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Additionally he has performed as an extra with the London Concert Orchestra, English National Opera and the Royal Ballet Sinfonia. He has also held trials for the Principal Trumpet positions in the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Royal Scottish National Orchestra. In keeping with his position in the NEuE, Ryan has appeared with new music ensembles such as London Sinfonietta and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.
Ryan is an active educator and composer/arranger, and the manager of the Symphonic Brass Ensemble Kensington Brass. Highly passionate about Brass chamber music, Ryan has been a member of many ensembles, and is also currently the resident arranger for three groups and the Brass Academy. A selection of his music is available through Warwick Music Publishers and Superbrass Publishing. He regularly plays with renowned London-based Onyx Brass Quintet, and has also appeared with Superbrass.
Ryan is currently teaching Trumpet at Aldro School and Charterhouse School in Surrey.
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