Katy Jones, trombone

Katy Jones has been Principal Trombone with the Hallé Orchestra since 2012, and teaches at Chetham’s School of Music and the RNCM. Prior to this she was Co-Principal Trombone with the London Symphony Orchestra, working with conductors such as Boulez, Previn, Gergiev and Sir Colin Davis. She has also worked as Guest Principal with many of the UK’s orchestras, and can be heard on numerous soundtracks, including Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, and a number of the Harry Potter films.


Katy has a keen interest in teaching and chamber music. She coaches the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and featured as a soloist and clinician at the 2017 Arctic Trombone Festival.


Professional Activity

  • Principal Trombone Hallé Orchestra
  • Senior Tutor RNCM
  • Trombone Tutor Chetham’s School of Music
  • Member of Fine Arts Brass Quintet
  • Tutor, National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
  • Guest player throughout UK and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.