Hale Hambleton

Professorial Staff - Clarinet


Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
The Music Faculty
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
SE10 9JF

Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 4444

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Hale Hambleton studied at The Royal Academy of Music where he gained The Hawkes Prize and a German Government scholarship. For 35 years he has been Principal Clarinettist of the English National Opera working also in the London Symphony Orchestra where he recorded with composers such as Britten and Berio and worked with conductors Andre Previn, Sir Georg Solti and George Szell amongst many others. He is a specialist reed maker and mouthpiece adjuster.

Qualifications/ Educational Background

The Royal Academy of Music