Susan Addison

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Susan Addison (born 1955) is a leading performer of the sackbut and early trombone. Based in the English Midlands, she performs with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts, the Gabrieli Consort and Players and the Amsterdam-based Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century.

Following studies of the trombone at the Royal College of Music, Addison joined the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra where she remained for four and a half years. She left to direct much of her effort into research on the music and instruments of the fourteenth to the eighteenth centuries. She has been awarded an Hon.RAM from the Royal Academy of Music.

She teaches at the Royal College of Music, the Royal Academy of Music, the Royal Northern College of Music, Trinity College of Music and the Birmingham Conservatoire.

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