Delighted to have caught up recently with John Snell from Bob Reeves Brass on the trumpet podcast, The Other Side of the Bell. We talked about inspirations, sound concepts, and even some practice strategies and plans in this time of COVID-19.
Principal Trumpet the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and former Principal Trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra, David is also a trumpet professor at the Royal College of Music in London and a member of the Australian National Academy of Music brass faculty… read more
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May 1st, 2020 12pm Manhattan School of Music
UPDATE: re-scheduled to be presented online May 4th 9am (EST)
Trumpet masterclass with David Elton, Principal Trumpet, London Symphony Orchestra.
Monday 10th December – Royal Academy of Music – Aarhus
Following the final concert of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s 2018 European Tour, (Sunday 9th December at Mussikkens-Hus Aalborg), Principal Trumpet David Elton will spend a day working with the trumpet class of world-renowned pedagogue Professor Kristian Steenstrup.
Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellows : Souvenirs
Sunday 26th November 3pm – Verbruggen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Roger Benedict – Conductor
David Elton – trumpet
LIGETI arr. Howarth: Mysteries of the Macabre
PÄRT: Fratres 
RAUTAVAARA: Octet for Winds
GLAZUNOV: In Modo Religioso
TCHAIKOVSKY: Souvenir de Florence
Adelaide Sunday 16th July 10am – 3pm.
Madley Studio – Elder Conservatorium of Music.
David Elton (SSO Principal Trumpet) and Robin Finlay (Elder Conservatorium of Music) – Trumpet. Presented by Yamaha Music Australia and Presto Musical Repairs.
In a program entitled Russian Splendour, trumpeter David Elton joins the Penrith Symphony to perform the much-loved and virtuosic Arutiunian Trumpet Concerto on May 21, 2016.
Conducted by Paul Terracini, the Penrith Symphony Orchestra will also perform the Festive Overture by Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony on this program.
David Elton (trumpet) and Rachel Silver (horn and piano), both musicians with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, present a recital for the Lane Cove Music Club on March 15 2016, at 8pm.
This recital features works by George Enesco, Halsey Stevens, Kurt Weill, Johann Wilhelm Hertel, and Gershwin amongst others. The recital will also feature the world-premiere of Brendan Collins’ new work “Three for Two” composed for David and Rachel (on horn).
Venue: Lane Cove-Mowbray Anglican Church, 19 Rosenthal Avenue, Lane Cove – behind the Post Office and across the road from public car park (large, open-space, no charge). Other parking available behind Coles and underneath Woolworths (both these areas free after 6.00pm).
Tickets available at the door: $25 adults, no charge for school children.