John Coulton has worldwide experience as a professional trumpeter, concert and recording artist. His playing features on numerous recordings made for Compact Disc, Radio and Television including music for the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. As an orchestral musician, he’s performed with some of the world’s finest musicians, conductors, orchestras and ensembles. As soloist with Orchestra, John has performed the majority of the repertoire including the concerti of Vivaldi, Haydn, Hummel, Arutunian, Neruda, Malcolm Arnold and the 2nd Brandenburg Concerto by J.S. Bach. His career also features a performance of the Shostakovich Concerto for Piano and Trumpet (with Nikolai Demidenko) at the Proms and a solo recital at the 2010 International Trumpet Guild Conference in Sydney.
John has performed for Her Majesty the Queen, Prince Philip and other members of the British Royal Family, including the Royal Maundy Ceremony and a trip to Buckingham Palace. John frequently performs recitals and clinics throughout the United Kingdom and is a mainstay of the bustling music scene of South East England and East Anglia. His latest recordings “Sounds of Splendour” (on the Brass Classics label) and “Sounds of Grandeur” (on Tubicium Records) feature music for Trumpet and Organ with David Dunnett from Norwich Cathedral.
John Coulton is a Taylor Trumpet Artist.