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Angus Butt

Angus (born 1999) is a Scottish Bass trombonist studying at the Royal Academy of music. During his time in London, he has won various awards in solo and chamber music.

As a soloist, he won the John Solomon Brass Prize and the year before won the Worshipful Company of Musicians Brass Prize with brass dectet, Ibex Brass - he is now a RAM chamber music fellow with Ibex Brass. Other achievements include being a finalist in the International Trombone Association Trombone Competition as well as competing in the final of the Solo Hungarian International Trombone Competition. He was also the winner of the Dublin Brass Week Concerto Competition.

Angus has recently begun working on the professional circuit. He is currently on trial with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra whilst also freelancing with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, English National Opera, RTÉ Concert Orchestra and Sinfónica de Galicia.