Harriet started playing trumpet at the young age of seven. She quickly progressed through her grades and visited a variety of different teachers, including the ‘Stratos’ founder Marcus Reynolds and well-known trumpet player Simon Desbruslais. After moving to Hull in 2015, Harriet is now due to graduate from her undergraduate degree in Music and plans to stay in Hull for the time being in order to work and continue playing with the ensembles she has joined over her time here.Whilst at University, Harriet has gained lots of experience playing trumpet in a wide variety of different ensembles including; the contemporary ‘Ensemble Fractus’ lead by Dr. Mark Slater, the Hull University Camerata lead by Dr. Elaine King, the Hull Philharmonic Orchestra, Hessle Sinfonia and a wide range of pit bands across the East Yorkshire area.In addition to her trumpet playing, Harriet has been introduced to the conducting profession and has grown into it with confidence and talent. For her third year final project, she conducted Beethoven’s Eighth Symphony with an orchestra she managed and organised herself. Finishing University, she has now lead two orchestras and the Hull University Brass Ensemble in total and wishes to continue conducting.
Northants Youth Orchestra - 5 years.
London Rehearsal Orchestra - 2 years.
Hessle Sinfonia - 1 year.
Hull Philharmonic - 1 year.
Hull University Camerata - 2 years.
Hull University Repertoire Orchestra - 3 years.
Hull University Brass Ensemble - 2 years.