Dudley Bright has been Principal Trombone of the LSO since 2001 having held a similar position in the Philharmona Orchestra. Yet his first orchestral position was as an associate of the LSO before being appointed Principal of the Halle Orchestra.
He is professor of trombone at the Royal Academy and has been involved with trombone development for the Besson and Courtois instrument companies. He is still involved in the Salvation Army, in whose Brass bands he has his roots, not only as a trombonist but as composer and arranger. He has also composed 3 large scale works for the LSO's Brass Academy.