Tom Scaife began playing the Trombone aged 12 and quickly progressed through the numerous youth music ensembles of the Carmarthenshire Music Service, West Wales. He was a member of various national ensembles, including the National Youth Orchestra of Wales and the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain. Tom recently completed his masters study with distinction at the Hochschule der Künste, Bern, studying with Ian Bousfield. Tom previously studied and graduated with First Class Honours from the Royal Academy of Music, London, having studied with Ian Bousfield, Dudley Bright and Matthew Gee. As a soloist Tom has appeared in a variety of concerts and competitions, the most latest been winner of the Ian Bousfield Tenor Trombone Competition and the John Solomon Brass prize at the Royal Academy of Music, and performing Arthur Pryor’s Blue Bells of Scotland with Symphonic Brass Wales in concerts across the Greek islands.
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