Conductor, Brass Band Coach and Solo Trombonist
Jonathan Beatty, trombone and brass coach, is one of our regions’ most sought after brass band exponents.
Amongst other leading ensembles he has worked regularly with the Grimethorpe Colliery Band.
Jonathan has worked as a professional musician since the early 1990's during which time he has played with the country’s top orchestras including those of the Royal Ballet, Opera North, London Concert Orchestra, Northern Sinfonia and English Northern Philharmonic.
Jonathan has appeared both in film and on television at numerous events. These include the film “Brassed Off”, the Eurovision Song Contest with a live television audience of two-hundred million, BBC Proms in the Park, Songs of Praise, and he most recently appeared on the Paul O’Grady Show with members of Grimethorpe Colliery Band.
He has performed in the backing orchestras on tour for Julian Lloyd-Weber, Leslie Garret, Nigel Kennedy, Topol, Hailey Westunbury, Willard White and Kate Rusby.
As a soloist Jonathan has played at iconic venues around the world including the Albert Hall, Kenwood Bowl, Sydney Opera House, and Carnegie Hall .He has given master classes at the City de la Musique, the Paris Conservatoire, and Guildhall school of Music, amongst others working many times in this role for the British Trombone Society.
Jonathan has had a fifteen year association with Grimethorpe Colliery Band winning many major contests with them during this time. He has toured Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the USA and Japan with them. In the brass band world Jonathan is a popular guest player for all the major brass bands in England.
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