RPO Appoints Rupert Whitehead to Sub-Principal Trombone Position
Rupert Whitehead has been appointed to the position of Sub Principal Trombone (No.4) with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, having been an Associate Member since October 2017. Born in Carmarthenshire, Rupert grew up in Llandeilo and moved to London in 2006 to study at the Royal College of Music with Byron Fulcher. He then completed a master’s degree at the Royal Academy of Music. Since graduating, Rupert has enjoyed a varied freelance career, working with some of the UK's leading orchestras as well as recording for TV and Film, and was recently appointed to the BTS Committee.
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