Huw completed his BMus at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia. Huw was a member of the Sydney Sinfonia, a training program run by the Sydney Symphony from 2005-2007 and from 2007-2009 studied at the Center for Advanced Musical Studies (USA), where he studied with trumpeters Hakan Hardenberger, Thomas Stevens, Mark Gould, Markus Stockhasen, Stephen Burns and Edward Carroll.
Before moving to Auckland in 2009, Huw freelanced in Melbourne, performing with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. Huw worked with the Melbourne Symphony’s education program and was Head of Brass at Presbyterian Ladies’ College (Melbourne).
Huw enjoys reading, cryptic crosswords and is a passionate supporter of the Melbourne Demons.
Neil & Jane Haines