Toby started playing French Horn by accident, but discovered his passion and hasn’t looked back.
In primary school he started playing percussion, including drums in a brass group. Then one day, he accidently picked up a letter meant for the brass players in the group, offering a chance to try the French Horn. He thought,
He returned the letter, as offered the chance to have a go.
Toby is now involved in making music with lots of groups including NYO Inspire Programme, English Schools Orchestra and Opera North. Toby joined NYO Orchestra in 2022. He says,