Alan is a Trumpet Player with the Band of the RAF Regiment, having previously been Principal Trumpet of both the BBC Symphony Orchestra and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
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