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.