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Michael Murray

Professorial Staff - Horn


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

Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 4444


Area of Work

Wind, Brass & Percussion Department
Michael Murray holding a French horn headshot


Michael was born in Blackburn, Lancashire and started playing the horn at the age of twelve. He was taught by James Eastham of the Royal Northern College of Music. He then studied at the Royal Academy of Music under James Brown and conducting under Colin Metters, John Carewe and George Hurst. At the end of final year he was offered a post with the English Northern Philharmonia, the orchestra of Opera North where he spent the next two years. In 1989 Michael then took up his present post with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. He is also a member of the Academy of St Martin in-the-Fields and freelances regularly with the main British orchestras.

Qualifications/ Educational Background

Royal Academy of Music