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Christopher Moyse

Co-Principal Trumpet

Christopher Moyse

Christopher Moyse was appointed to the trumpet section of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra by Edo de Waart in 2005, following his studies at the Royal College of Music, Manhattan School of Music and Royal Academy of Music. His trumpet professors included Malcolm Smith, Andrew Crowley, Robert Sullivan, Paul Beniston, Paul Archibald, Howard Snell and James Watson.

Born into a musical family, Christopher began cornet lessons with his father. He played with the Worthing Salvation Army brass band and went on to become a member of the International Staff Band. Early exposure to orchestral playing came through membership in the Brighton Youth Orchestra.


He has performed as guest principal trumpet with several other orchestras including the Seoul Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony, Hallé Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic and Macau Orchestra, .

As a teacher he serves on the faculties of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has also worked with students at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory in Singapore, Silpakorn University and the Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music. 

Christopher is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM), an award given to “former students who have made a significant contribution to the music profession.”

 

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