Frank Lloyd took up the trombone at age thirteen, and at 15 joined the Royal Marines Band Service, subsequently changing to the horn. He left the services in 1975 to embark on a course at the Royal Academy of Music studying under Ifor James. Within three months, Frank was appointed Principal Horn with the Scottish National Orchestra. After over four years he took up a post with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London. During the next 18 years in London Frank was a member of the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, the Nash Ensemble, and was for many years principal with the English Chamber Orchestra apart from regularly recording in the film music studios. In 1998 he was appointed Professor for Horn at the Folkwang University of Arts in Essen, Germany. From 20042006 he was President of the IHS, and re-elected in September 2011. He travels extensively as a soloist and chamber musician. (Lloyd has served three terms on the Advisory Council: 2001-06; 2011-14)

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