Brian Lynn was born in 1954 in Hornchurch, Essex. At the age of five he began playing the violin and at eleven years old, entered the Junior Royal Academy of Music. Brian’s interest in the trombone began at this time and it soon became his first study instrument. He achieved his LRAM at the early age of 17. Brian was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain for three years and studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under Denis Wick and Peter Gane. He then worked for Scottish Opera, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Kent Opera while free lancing with major British orchestras.
He also played for Taverner’s trombones directed by John Kenny, writing and arranging much of their repertoire. Brian has been playing for English National opera since 1988 and continues to compose and arrange for choir, orchestra and brass ensembles. In addition to his professional work Brian has been involved with the Royal School of Church Music since he was seven.