Michael Lovatt is the Principal Trumpet of the Grammy nominated John Wilson Orchestra, the BBC Big Band, Superbrass, Andrew Cottee’s Dreamtown Orchestra and is featured as soloist on many film scores including most recently Marvel's ‘Avengers Endgame’ and the Judy Garland Bio Pic 'Judy’.
He is the Professor of Trumpet at The Royal Academy of Music and was proud to be awarded the prestigious position of The Derek Watkins' Chair of Trumpet which he has held since 2013. He is also Professor at The Royal College of Music, Associate Artist at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and visiting Professor at the Royal Welsh and the Birmingham Conservatoires.
Most recently, he played the lead trumpet in the celebrated production of 42nd Street which was filmed for global streaming and British cinemas.
Influenced by the great Kenny Baker and Uan Rasey amongst others, Mike’s career encompasses many musical styles.
Watch Mike's video of unboxing his latest set of Gard Bags below.