Christopher Moyse


Co-Principal Trumpet

Chris is Co-Principal Trumpet of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, having been appointed to the orchestra by Edo de Waart in 2005.

He was educated at the Royal College of Music, Manhattan School of Music and Royal Academy of Music where his teachers included Malcolm Smith, Andrew Crowley, Robert Sullivan, Paul Beniston, Paul Archibald, James Watson and Howard Snell.

In addition to performing with the HK Phil, Chris has also appeared as guest principal trumpet with the Seoul Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony, Hallé Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic and Macau Orchestra. 

Recent appearances as guest soloist include with the Hong Kong Baptist University Wind Symphony, Hong Kong Chamber Wind Philharmonia and Diocesan Wind Orchestra as well as recitals with pianist Jacqueline Leung at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Clube Militar De Macau, Chinese University of Hong Kong and on RTHK TV show The Works. 

As a teacher Chris serves on the faculties of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University and Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has given masterclasses at the Silpakorn University and Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music as well as for the Conn-Selmer Institute Asia.

In 2013 Chris was elected as an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) for a "significant contribution to the music profession."

Born in Brighton, UK, Chris's music education began with cornet lessons from his father and membership of the Worthing Salvation Army Band and Brighton Youth Orchestra. He also fulfilled an early ambition by becoming a member of the International Staff Band. He is a Christian and a member of Ambassador International Church in Hong Kong. 

Chris is proud to be a Conn-Selmer Artist and performs on Vincent Bach "Stradivarius" Trumpets.

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