Jonathan Beatty

Jonathan Beatty graduated from the University of Huddersfield where he studied trombone with Barrie Webb before going to the Royal Northern College of Music to continue his studies with Chris Houlding.

Jonathan now works as a freelance trombonist, playing with Opera North, Northern Sinfonia, the Royal Ballet and English Chamber Orchestra. He is principal trombone with Grimethorpe Colliery Band, and took part in the film Brassed Off. Jonathan teaches trombone at the University of Huddersfield.