Trust Fund




Registered Charity No.1133749



Jonathan TroutJonathan Trout After moving to Derbyshire Jonathan Trout was appointed principal conductor of Derby Concert Orchestra. He studied the violin at the Royal Manchester College of Music (now the RNCM) followed by a music degree at the University of York. As as violinist, he gained valuable experience in the Ulster, Sadlers Wells and Royal Ballet orchestras.

Andrew HubbardAndrew Hubbard is the DCO’s contra bassoonist and has been a member of the orchestra for many years.  He studied music at Nottingham University and was awarded a PhD for a thesis on the late operas of Sullivan.  He decided not to follow a music career and instead retrained as an Inspector of Taxes.  He is now a partner in an international accountancy firm and combines this with being editor-in-chief of Taxation magazine.
Ed TempleEd Temple studied at Manchester University where he conducted the University Chamber Orchestra, directed several shows and studied cello with Jonathan Price.
Ed has been a Head of Music in several schools and his work heading up a regional music centre for Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust has given Ed extensive experience conducting choirs and orchestras, including productions at the Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester, Derngate Theatre, Northampton and the Schools Prom at the Albert Hall. He is currently Director of Music at Derby High School and conducts the recently formed Elgin String Orchestra.