Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra

Shrewsbury Orchestral Society

Wendy Jones to perform Trumpet Concerto with the Orchestra

Wendy Jones began playing the trumpet in Shropshire. She was educated at Mary Webb School and Shrewsbury Sixth Form College. At The Royal College of Music she won three Brass Prizes, in addition performing with the RCM Baroque Orchestra on Natural Trumpet and the RCM Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble on Cornetto.

Wendy JonesIn 1988 she performed with John Wallace's 'The Wallace Collection' at The International Trumpet Guild Conference in London. In 1989 she worked with The London Philharmonic Orchestra in a season of Gluck's 'Orfeo et Eridice' at Glyndebourne.

More recently she has performed a Trumpet and Organ recital at Church Stretton and South Shropshire Arts Festival, the Memorial Concert for Princess Diana and on Natural Trumpet with The English Haydn Orchestra.

Wendy also performs with the 18th Century Concert Orchestra in performances of Bach's B Minor Mass, Haydn's The Creation, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and Handel's Messiah on period instruments.

In 2009 she performed in the Vivaldi double trumpet concerto with Oswestry Sinfonia.

Wendy is currently Director of the 'County School of Music', the ensembles for students of Shropshire Music Service, the conductor of Shropshire Youth Brass Band and teaches all brass instruments to students throughout the county.