Royal College of Music
London Brass Member
Artist's BiographyByron Fulcher is the principal trombonist of the Philharmonia Orchestra and London Sinfonietta.
Byron made his BBC Proms solo debut playing the virtuosic masterpiece \'Sequenza V\' by Berio in 2012 at the Royal Albert Hall. Other solo performances have included a Purcell Room debut in 1994 and the British premieres of Gyorgy Ranki\'s \'Tales of Father Goose\' and Marco Stroppa\'s \'From Needles Eye\' and the world premiere of Dai Fujikura \'K\'s Ocean\' as well as the concertos by Jacob, David, Grondahl and Bourgeois.
Byron has recorded Mahler \'Symphony No 3\' with the Philharmonia on two occasions with Ben Zander and Lorin Maazel conducting. He has performed at the International Trombone Festival in Helsinki 2002 and Birmingham 2006 and been invited to judge the ITA competitions on several occasions.
Byron has performed with all the London orchestras and is a regular guest with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. He can also be heard on the soundtrack of over one hundred films including \'Gladiator\', \'Lord of the Rings\', Pirates of the Caribbean \'At World\'s End\', Wallace and Grommit \'Curse of the Were-Rabbit\' and the Harry Potter series.
Byron has given masterclasses in Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and Peru and teaches at the Royal College of Music. He directed the RCM Trombone Ensemble to â€˜honourable mentionâ€™ in the 2012 ITA Remington competition. Byron is a member of London Brass, performing trombone and euphonium on the album \'Surprise\'.