Alan has been Principal Trumpet of the BBC Symphony Orchestra since 2013. Previously he was Principal Trumpet of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra from 2004–2013.
Alan is a Professor of Trumpet at Royal College of Music and Trumpet Tutor at the Birmingham Conservatoire, where he was awarded a fellowship in 2012. He is an alumnus of both institutions.
In any spare time Alan enjoys running, adventure races, going to British Military Fitness classes, holidays and spending time with his wife and children.
You can follow Alan on Twitter @noteblower