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How did Alison Balsom become famous? Where is Alison Balsom from?



Alison Balsom

Alison Louise Balsom, Lady Mendes, OBE is an English trumpet soloist, arranger, producer, and music educator.

Balsom was awarded Artist of the Year at the 2013 Gramophone Awards and has won three Classic BRIT Awards and three German Echo Awards, and was a soloist at the BBC Last Night of the Proms in 2009.

Alison Balsom

How did Alison Balsom become famous?

During her student years, Balsom played in several orchestral ensembles and became a concerto finalist in the 1998 BBC Young Musicians Competition.

Following the release of her first album on EMI, Balsom began drawing attention not only across England but internationally, as well.

Where is Alison Balsom from?

Alison Balsom was born in the English county of Hertfordshire in 1978. She grew up in Royston, where she began trumpet studies in her early childhood.

Alison Louise Balsom was born in Hertfordshire on October 7th, 1978, and spent her early life in the town of Royston.