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Emily White

Job Role: Tenor Trombone and Sackbut Tutor

Department: Brass

Honours: BMus MMus LRAM ARAM PGDip 

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Emily studied trombone with Alan Hutt at Wells Cathedral School, then went on to study trombone and violin at The Royal Academy of Music, Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Trinity Laban. 

She enjoys both contemporary and early music and works in both fields. She recorded a disc A Cry Was Heard with Deux-Elles record label in 2022 featuring new and old music for sackbut with her group Sackbut Frenzy. 

She is a member of The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble (ECSE) who's fourteen discs include two Gramophone Award winners, a Diapason D’Or and Classic FM disc of the Month. ECSE regularly appear on BBC Radio 3's live show In Tune, and their BBC Proms debut was 2012. Emily is a member of Pandoras Box who have taken their improvisatory trio across UK, Europe and to the USA. Emily plays in the Italian ensemble Il Giardino Armonico and appeared on the disc La Morte della Ragione, winner of Diapason d'Or de l'Année 2019. She freelances with groups such as Alte Musik Berlin, B Rock and Les Talens Lyrique. 

Emily also plays baroque violin, having studied with Rachel Podger and Walter Reiter. She plays trombone and violin with In Echo, appears on their fêted debut disc Music in a Cold Climate and Rachel Stott wrote Scylla and Charibdis, and concerto in the fantastic style for her.  


As well as the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Emily is also professor of sackbut and trombone at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is the trombone teacher at Wells Cathedral School. 

Notable Achievements

She is an affiliated artist with Conn-Selmer and her solo album A Cry Was Heard is released with Deux-Elles record label September 2022.

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