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Anne McAneney


Anne McAneney

Joined the LPO in 2000

Anne McAneney was born and grew up in Belfast. She studied at Goldsmiths College, London, and at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where she was awarded the Principal's Prize. She received a BMus from Goldsmiths College and a Masters Degree from Reading University. Anne made a living as a freelance musician in London before being appointed Principal Trumpet of the Royal Ballet Orchestra, making her the first woman to hold a principal trumpet chair in the UK. Anne was a member of London Brass for 23 years. She joined the London Philharmonic Orchestra as Sub-Principal Trumpet in 2000 and is a Professor of Trumpet at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

Anne featured in the 'Backstage' interview in our Spring 2020 edition of the Orchestra's magazine, Tune In. Read the interview here.