Alwyn Whalley

Alwyn is a fourth-year Systems Engineering student and now president of the society after previously being treasurer and marketing manager. He has been playing trumpet for 15 years and cornet for 5 in numerous ensembles across the country. Before joining the Brass Society, Alwyn played Solo Cornet for Otterbourne Brass, Trumpet & Euphonium in the Hampshire County Youth Wind Ensemble (HCYWE), and French Horn in various orchestras. His favourite musical moments have been performing in a orchestra and concert band at the Royal Albert Hall, playing in Brandenburg Cathedral with the HCYWE, and touring Belgium with the Royal Holloway Symphony Orchestra. Alwyn has greatly enjoyed his time in the Brass Society, with the socials, Real Ale Festival, Tri-Uni in Durham, and the latest UniBrass at hosted at Warwick being particular highlights. On top of Main Band, Alwyn is also a member of our auditioned chamber ensemble, Symphonic Brass, where he plays trumpet.