Mark Almond

Mark Almond
Lecturer
Horn

Biography

Mark grew up in Manchester, England and was taught by Chris Wormald, David Cripps (former LSO) and Hugh Seenan (former LSO).  After becoming principal horn of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and the European Union Youth Orchestra he studied medicine at Cambridge and Oxford Universities. He is active as a soloist and has performed the Franz Strauss concerto with the LSO, Mozart 4 with the Hallé and Richard Strauss’ 2nd concerto with RLPO.  He can be heard on numerous film soundtracks, including ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ‘Antman’, ‘Chicago’, ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince’.  In addition to playing the horn Mark is a fully qualified respiratory physician. Focus: Horn