Winner of the Prague Spring, Ellsworth Smith, Girolamo Fantini, Only Brass and Lieksa international trumpet competitions, Huw Morgan is principal trumpet of the Sinfonieorchester Basel, a founder member of brass ensemble Septura and assistant lecturer at the Musikhochshule Luzern. Solo highlights include concerto appearances with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic and Irish Chamber Orchestra.
In recital he performs at the Wigmore Hall, and the Cheltenham, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, International Trumpet Guild and Kaposvár festivals. As a guest principal, Morgan works regularly with many leading ensembles, including the London Symphony, NDR Elbphilharmonie and London Philharmonic orchestras, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and the Nash Ensemble.
He can be heard on over 30 commercial recordings, and is frequently invited to give masterclasses throughout Europe, America and Asia. Born in South Wales, Morgan studied at Chetham’s School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music in London and the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste. His principal teachers included John Dickinson, Murray Greig, James Watson, Mark David, Robert Farley and Frits Damrow. Huw Morgan is a Yamaha Artist.