Oliver Doyle is a dedicated music educator with broad interests in brass pedagogy, classroom teaching, composition, and conducting. He performs as Principal Trumpet with the Newcastle Wind Orchestra, the Newcastle Youth Orchestra, the Avondale Symphony Orchestra, and the Institute of Worship Orchestra.
Oliver enjoys playing lead trumpet with the Avondale Jazz Ensemble, works with Felix Quinn Music playing functions and weddings in the Hunter and Sydney regions, and has played in pit orchestras for musical theatre.
Oliver attained his AmusA (Trumpet) in 2018, and will graduate in 2019 with a B.A. (Music)/B.Teach. (Secondary) from Avondale Conservatorium of Music where he has won prizes and awards for Academic Excellence, Harmony and Composition, and Outstanding Musical Contribution. He is a recipient of the Duncan-Kranz scholarship for his work with Avondale’s flagship vocal ensemble, The Promise, where he holds the position of Senior Member, and has arranged for this ensemble multiple times, leading to commissioned works.
Oliver is the musical director of the UHCM Concert Band, where he encourages students to develop both solo and ensemble skills, including improvising. He has also written and arranged works for this Ensemble.
Oliver loves to surf (despite being terrible at it), enjoys eating good food, and will use any excuse to get outside and soak in the sunshine.