Peter Moore (trombonist)

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Peter Moore
Peter Moore (musician).jpg
Moore in 2007
Background information
Born (1996-01-01) 1 January 1996 (age 23)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
OriginStalybridge, Greater Manchester
Occupation(s)Co-principal trombonist at the London Symphony Orchestra

Peter Moore is a trombonist was born 1 January 1996 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and brought up in Stalybridge, Greater Manchester. He studied at the Chethams School of Music, in Manchester, leaving in 2015.

Moore was the winner of BBC Young Musician of the Year in May 2008, when he was only twelve years old.[1] Moore, is the youngest winner of the competition to date, which is open to young persons aged eighteen and under.[2]

On 29 May 2014, it was announced that the London Symphony Orchestra had appointed Moore its co-principal trombonist, at 18 the youngest ever member of the orchestra.[3]

Peter is currently represented by the Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT).


Edward Gregson's Trombone Concerto with BBC Concert Orchestra; Bramwell Tovey, conductor (Chandos CHAN 10627) - 2011

Life Force with James Baillieu, piano (Rubicon RCD1028) - 2018


  1. ^ "Trombonist, 12, wins national award". Western Mail. 11 May 2008. Retrieved 11 May 2008.
  2. ^ "Young musician win for Peter, 12". BBC News. 11 May 2008. Retrieved 12 May 2008.
  3. ^ "Breaking: LSO appoints youngest-ever principal, just 18 years old". Slipped Disc. 29 May 2014. Retrieved 29 May 2014.