Welcome to Trumpeter Toby Street

Welcome to Trumpeter Toby Street

Toby Street grew up in South East London, He started playing cornet at the age of 8 and went through the Bromley Youth Music Trust learning with Ray Allen, Tim Heywood and Kevin Street.

Toby was awarded a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music mainly studying with Paul Beniston and Alistair Mackie. He also completed a joint principal jazz degree from the RCM studying with Martin Shaw and Mike Lovatt.

Toby performs regularly many leading UK orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He also performs regularly with many other UK orchestras. In August 2018 Toby was delighted to join the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra as 4th Trumpet.

In addition to his Orchestral work he is also a keen enthusiast of chamber music and is a founding member of the Riverside Brass Quintet and Neoteric Ensemble. He has also worked with London Brass, Superbrass and Septura.

Toby’s commercial work includes large arena performances with Bastille, The Hoosiers, Public Service Broadcasting as well as commercial session work for CD releases, film scores and library music. Toby also regularly performs as lead trumpet with Oompah Brass.

Toby is also a keen composer and an experienced arranger. In the last three years he has arranged Christmas carols for the Philharmonia Brass quintet’s Christmas E-card and also completed brass and vocal arrangements for Michael Mcintyre’s Christmas Show.

An interview with Michael Petrov

This September we're delighted to share the stage with esteemed cellist Michael Petrov for our highly anticipated 'Colourful Classics' program in Bromley and High Wycombe.

Michael won the Guildhall School of Music gold medal in 2014; first prize in the Trondheim Competition in 2015 and the Wigmore prize in 2017. 

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Google Arts & Culture Forge New Partnership To Take Orchestral Music To A New Generation

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Announced Vasily Petrenko as Music Director from 2021–22 Season

Today, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) and Google Arts & Culture are unveiling a new project to bring some of the RPO’s exclusive content online.

As an orchestra that has been at the forefront of music-making in the UK for the last seven decades, the public will have the chance to experience the music from an unparalleled viewpoint, seated amongst the players in virtual reality. Visitors to the Google Arts & Culture website will be able to delve into the RPO and its music, experiencing stories from the musicians themselves. Coinciding with the launch of the new 2018/19 RPO season, the site will host a number of exclusive interviews and features, as well as performance highlights from the RPO. Particularly of note is the online premiere of an excerpt from Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra. Filmed in 360-degree virtual reality (VR), the video will enable viewers with VR headsets to fully immerse themselves inside the RPO and all it has to offer.

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Latest News

  • Monday 1 October 2018
    Welcome to Trumpeter Toby Street
  • Wednesday 5 September 2018
    Orchestrating Adele
  • Wednesday 8 August 2018
    An interview with Michael Petrov

Latest Press

  • Monday 30 July 2018
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Google Arts & Culture Forge New Partnership To Take Orchestral Music To A New Generation
  • Monday 2 July 2018
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Announced Vasily Petrenko as Music Director from 2021–22 Season
  • Wednesday 28 February 2018
    Rafael Payare: Conducting should always feel like your last breath