Oliver is a freelance trumpet player and brass teacher based in Worthing, West Sussex. He studied Music at the University of Chichester where he graduated with BA Hons degree.
Oliver has many years of playing experience in a variety of different groups and genres. These experiences range from symphony orchestras, to brass quintets, chamber orchestras to jazz septets.
Oliver is a classically trained player and has been fortunate enough to be a part of some major classical works. Some of which include, Shostakovich's Symphony No.5, Berlioz "Symphonie Fantastique", and Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro".
As well as live performance Oliver also enjoys the technical side to music, and enjoys arranging and composing for small ensembles, as well as producing audio recordings for smaller works, such as duets.
Oliver wanted to expanded on his knowledge of brass instruments and so visited Wales to participate on a brass instrument repair course in August of 2016. During his time on the course, he learnt about various repair techniques and instrument care, this included dent removal, instrument servicing, instrument construction, soldering and more.
Oliver holds a current DBS check (Previously CRB) and is also a member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians.