RPS Instrument Purchase Grant 2020 | £500 towards a C trumpet
Archie Russell Weeks is a West Sussex born, Leeds based trumpeter currently in his second year at Leeds Conservatoire studying classical trumpet with Peter Mainwaring. Growing up in West Sussex, he was a member of West Sussex Music in both their local and county-wide ensembles becoming principal trumpet of the county orchestra in 2016 till 2019.
Soon after he began studying at Leeds Conservatoire, he was selected as principal trumpet for the Student Union Orchestra as well as lead trumpet in the Big Band. Next year, he will be taking on the position of Conductor in the same Student Union Orchestra.