Fletcher Cox

  • Australian National Academy of Music - Professional Performance Program
  • Bachelor of the Arts (Specialist Music Studies)

Perth-born trumpet player is currently based in Sydney, taking part in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Fellowship program for 2020. He is an experienced performer in orchestral, chamber and solo settings and is a passionate music advocate and teacher.

Fletcher completed his Bachelor’s degree at the University of the Western Australia, studying under Brent Grapes and Evan Cromie. During his final year in 2015, he was the recipient of both the Wesley Mission Scholarship and the VOSE Memorial Prize for his performance of the Arutiunian Trumpet Concerto. Then moving to Melbourne in 2016, Fletcher studied at the Australian National Academy of Music, under David Elton and Tristram Williams. Whilst there, he worked with an extensive list of artists to hone his craft and develop his performance skills. He appeared in many concerts, including side-by-side performances with both the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and the Australian World Orchestra in principal positions. Fletcher was also a member of the winning ensemble for the 2016 Chamber Competition and is a founding member of Golden Gate Brass.

As a freelance musician, Fletcher has appeared in numerous ensembles around Australia. Fletcher spent most of his time in 2018 & 2019 on contract with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra as both Associate Principal Trumpet & Tutti Trumpet and he works regularly with the Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras. Fletcher was also an artist at the Canberra International Music Festival in 2018 and is a founding member of Golden Gate Brass.

As an educator, Fletcher has had extensive experience, having worked as a private tutor since 2013 in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. In 2018 & 2019, Fletcher was the trumpet teacher at the University of Western Australia. He has also worked in many schools around Perth and Sydney, including Ashbury Public School, Christ Church Grammar School, Trinity College, Methodist Ladies' College and the Perth Waldorf School, as well as in a tutoring role at John XXIII College. Fletcher is a passionate educator with a desire to see students become well rounded and capable musicians.

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Details last updated on August 13, 2020