Born in Birmingham in 1963, Owen Slade studied with Fred Devereux. In 1981 he began his studies at the RCM with John Jenkins and occasionally John Fletcher. In 1986 he became a member of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. He performed the world premiere of Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s Cry of Anubis for solo tuba and orchestra with the London Philharmonic Orchestra in 1995. In 1997 he was appointed to the professorial staff of the RCM. He has recently been appointed tuba player with London Brass.
Royal College of Music London