Chris Robertson

Christopher Robertson

Twenty-year-old Chris originally hails from Carnoustie, Scotland and joined the band in September 2013, having previously played with the Kirkintilloch Band. He is a regularly featured soloist and in his first contest with the band he picked up the “Best Euphonium” prize at the Northern Open 2013. Chris studies at the RNCM in Manchester and is taught by euphonium virtuoso David Thornton, who incidentally has also held the Solo Euphonium seat here at Wingates! He also studies bass trombone with Adrian Morris, Principal Bass Trombonist of the Halle Orchestra, and is a member of the award-winning A4 Brass Quartet, the RNCM’s leading chamber ensemble.

 

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