Brass students are taking part in a Brass Masterclass with Carol Jarvis at the School Hall.
Carol Jarvis is one of the most in-demand session musicians in the UK. Multi-award-winning trombonist, keyboard player, arranger, orchestrator and voiceover artist, Carol works almost exclusively in all fields of the profession. She has toured, recorded and worked extensively with the likes of Sting, Queen, Michael Bublé, Seal, Rod Stewart, Harry Connick Jr, Amy Winehouse, MUSE, James Bay, Jess Glynne, Ellie Goulding and Bon Jovi but can also be found working with internationally renowned ensembles such as the London Symphony Orchestra, and performing in London’s West End shows.
She has appeared as Guest Principal with most major UK ensembles including the London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia, London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, amongst others. Carol’s session work is a major part of her career, and she features on numerous commercial soundtracks for feature films, documentaries, advertisements, jingles, albums and singles. Carol has also contributed to a myriad of commercial pop tracks and as such her work has appeared in the Top 10 UK charts several times.
Carol has been a trombone professor at TRINITY LABAN CONSERVATOIRE OF MUSIC for over fourteen years and has given masterclasses throughout the world. She quite often serves as an outside assessor at UK Conservatoires and abroad, and on international juries for trombone competitions around the globe. Carol is a former President of the BRITISH TROMBONE SOCIETY and was appointed President of the INTERNATIONAL TROMBONE FESTIVAL in 2017.