Bristol Easton Band of The Salvation Army (Bandmaster Nathan Cole) are pleased to present Trumpet Call with Christopher Deacon, one of London's most sought after trumpet players. The band are in preparation for their first CD recording under the leadership of Nathan Cole and are presenting this Summer Festival of Music in the magnificent Clifton Cathedral, Pembroke Road, Bristol, BS8 3BX on 20th June 2009 at 8pm. Christopher will be playing Trumpet Call, Song of Exultation, Born on the Fourth of July, Quiet Time and Blessed Assurance and will also be giving a masterclass at Bristol Easton Salvation Army, Hassell Drive, Bristol, BS2 0AN at 3pm. Anyone is welcome to attend. Tickets for the masterclass and concert are £10 and for the concert only, £5. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Paul Cole on 0117 377 5938. Christopher Deacon began his cornet studies with his father Andrew, before joining the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and Guildhall School of Music Junior Department, London, where he was taught by John Miller. He went on to become Principal Trumpet of the National Youth Orchestra and the National Youth Chamber Orchestra and won a scholarship to study with John Wallace, James Watson, Ian Balmain and Robert Farley at the Royal Academy of Music, London. Christopher graduated from Royal Academy of Music with a first class honours degree in Performance and a LRAM Teachers Diploma in 2000 and was appointed Co-Principal of the Royal Ballet Sinfonia in 2001. He also works as a freelance musician and has played as guest principal trumpet with the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, City of Birmingham Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra (Norway) and Santa Cecilia Orchestra (Rome). As a chamber musician he has worked with London Symphony Brass, London Brass, Wallace Collection, Royal Philharmonic Brass, Symphonic Brass of London, BBC Philharmonic Brass and Black Dyke Band. As a soloist Christopher has won the Marlowe Young Musician of the Year and the John Tunnell Trust and recital performances include St Martin in the Fields, South Bank Centre and Leeds Town Hall. He has made concerto appearances in London, Paris, Hamburg and Madrid, including the UK premiere of Ellen Taffe Zwilich’s Concerto for Trumpet and Five Players and Richard Rodney Bennet’s Trumpet Concerto. In March 2003, Christopher was elected and appointed by the Royal Academy of Music, London as an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music for his Distinction in the Music Profession. Christopher has given master classes for the Royal College of Music and the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, and is a Salvationist at the Regent Hall Corps of The Salvation Army, London.