Artistic Director, Trombone
Matthew Knight is Co-Principal Trombone of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, where he also serves as Vice-Chairman. He has performed with almost all of the UK orchestras, and frequently appears as a guest principal with orchestras including the London Philharmonic, London Symphony and Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Previously a member of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, he studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London, having graduated with a starred first in Music from Cambridge University. He teaches at the Royal College of Music.
As well as arranging for Septura, Matthew writes the group’s concert programme notes, and the sleeve notes for the Naxos recordings.
Matthew Knight plays S.E. Shires trombones.