Male cellist and female violinist playing in an urban playground rich in graffiti
William Jack.

Spring Gala: Concert Band and Big Band

Saturday 1 April, Colyer-Fergusson Hall, 7.30pm

Mike Lovatt trumpet

Kiara Shardow voice

Ian Swatman conductor

Trumpet super-star Mike Lovatt joins the University Concert Band and Big Band in a concert of showtunes, swing classics and a few surprises, together with final-year Music Award holder and singer, Kiara Shardow.

Mike Lovatt is a UK virtuoso trumpeter, recording artist, sought after teacher and musical director who is internationally recognized for his wide ranging stylistic ability. He is Principal Trumpet of the Grammy nominated John Wilson Orchestra, the BBC Big Band, Superbrass, Andrew Cottee’s Dreamtown Orchestra and is featured as soloist on many film scores including most recently Marvel's ‘Avengers Endgame’ and the Judy Garland biopic, 'Judy’.

Mike is also Professor of Trumpet at The Royal Academy of Music.

T: £13 / £7 students

Malte trumpeter playing in a a rehearsal
Matt Wilson / University of Kent.
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