For the past 15 years, Shane Brennan has been working at the top of the music profession as a trumpet soloist, chamber, orchestral and session musician. He has travelled the world to work with leading figures in almost every genre of music and he has performed hundreds of times for Royalty, dignitaries, world leaders and celebrities.
Following his classical training as a scholar at The Royal College of Music, London, Shane immediately started to follow his passion for chamber music. He soon became a regular performer in some of the world’s pioneering chamber ensembles as well as contracting, managing, programming and performing in his own projects. This has enabled Shane to work with some of the best orchestras, conductors and soloists within the world of classical music.
orchestral & chamber
As a busy performer, Shane has been heard in many of the finest concert halls, theatres, opera houses, palaces and stadiums, as well as at many of the major music festivals such as the BBC Proms. Performances have ranged from intimate chamber concerts of some of the most complex repertoire to a solo performance to an audience of over 90,000 people.
As a session musician, Shane has an extensive discography having recorded in all of the major recording studios. He can be heard on hundreds of recordings ranging from critically acclaimed orchestral recordings through to many popular film soundtracks, TV programmes, computer games and adverts for some of the world’s biggest brands. The chances are you’ve heard Shane without even realising it! It’s also possible that you’ve seen him too as he is regularly engaged as an expert in his field to perform on-screen in films and TV programmes.