I am a freelance trumpet player based in Cambridge. I studied at Birmingham Conservatoire with Paul Mayes, Andy Stone-Fewings and Percy Pursglove. Since leaving I have also had lessons with Mike Lovatt, Tony Glausi, Bryan Davis, Graham Justin and Pablo Mendelssohn.
I performed with Heartbeat of Home on their China, European and West End stints during 2018 & 2019. I co-run dbhorns and we work on such projects as The Carpenters Experience, The Best of Wham, And Finally Phil Collins, and Talon: Best of the Eagles. I have played in sessions with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra (including their professional launch, State Fair and Candide). I have played in many musical theatre productions including Anything Goes, Chicago, Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd, Copacabana, Guys and Dolls and more. In 2017 I toured with Sincerely Yours: The Vera Lynn Story. My Big Band experience includes playing lead trumpet with the And Finally Big Band on both tours of the UK and Jersey. I also have a wide range of Orchestral and Wind Ensemble experience, ranging from Handel's Messiah, Verdi Requiem to Lutoslawski Symphony no.4 and Mahler Symphony no.1.
My recording history includes session for Sony Music, BBC Radio and independent artists such as Tilly Valentine.
For more info please visit www.michaelmaddocks.co.uk.