English Brass Academy summer courses for brass, percussion & Grade 5 theory
5 August 2013

John Kenny: trombonist, teacher, composer, actor, archaeologist
Beechwood Park School, Herts, August 5 - 9 2013 Shrewsbury School, Shropshire, August 12 - 16 2013
John has been a lifelong friend since our days together as students at the RAM. It has been great to follow his career as he diversified into so many different areas. He brings so much to our courses because his skills as a teacher are matched by his extraordinary list of abilities including trombonist, composer, actor, historian and archaeologist. I am delighted he will be joining us for our Shrewsbury course. This is definitely an opportunity that every young trombonist should take as working with John will be a wonderful experience.

Don't forget our Open Days
Beechwood Park School, Herts, Tuesday August 6 2013
Shrewsbury School, Shropshire, Tuesday August 13 2013

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John Kenny - trombone tutor
Recognised for his interpretation of contemporary music, John also performs jazz and early music. As a composer, he is active in collaborations with dance and theatre and the theatrical element is often an important feature of his recital output. In 1983 he was a prize-winner at the Gaudeamus International Competition in Holland, and has performed recitals world-wide.

He was a founder member of the TNT Music Theatre Company regularly collaborating with playwright Paul Stebbings. In 2007 he established Trio d’ART with trumpeter Paul Archibald and pianist Helen Reid, during the Dartington International Summer School.

John made his debut as a film director in 2008 with the release of Secret House concluding a project begun in 2000 with film maker John McGeoch. John Kenny lives in Edinbrgh, and is a professor at both the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, and the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow.
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