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     Iveson, John

    He is a trombonist, conductor and teacher born in the North of England.  After leaving education he started out as a professional musician by accepting the position of Co-Principal Trombonist with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 1965.  Four years later he became Principal Trombone in the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.  Working his way through performances with many of the leading orchestras of London he joined the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and remained with them from 1980 to 1991 as their Principal Trombonist.  During the earlier years he was also a trombonist and conductor of the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble and with them he would write many arrangements and compose pieces for them to perform.  Alongside his ensemble and orchestral work he has also played a prominent part in the film and television industry and has appeared on several soundtracks.  As a teacher he was in the faculty of the Royal College of Music in London from 1970 to 1996 as Professor of Trombone after which he moved back to the North of England where he is an Associated Board examiner and a teacher at the Royal Northern College of Music.  His numerous recordings include Greatest Hits, Eine Keine Brass Musik, The 20th Century Album and Easy Winners by the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. Now You See Me, Now You Don't by Sir Cliff Richard, Battle of the Field by Albion Country Band, Pergolesi: Miserere with the Wren Orchestra and Palimpsest by Iannis Xenakis.  As an author and arranger his John Iveson: Christmas Crackers, is No. 43 in the Just Brass Series, which is regarded as one of the most important series of publications used by many international brass ensembles.

     

    Sources:

    1. http://www.brasswindpublications.co.uk/acatalog/Iveson.html
    2. http://shopping.yahoo.com/p:John%20Iveson:1927072003
    3. http://www.musicroom.com/se/ID_No/08984/details.html
    4. http://www.amazon.com/Pergolesi-Miserere-Richard-Suart/dp/B00000E4M9
    5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Jones_Brass_Ensemble
    6. http://www6.airnet.ne.jp/suminoue/ongakukan/PhilipJonesBrassEnsemble.htm

     

     

     

     

     

     



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