Anthony Heinrichs joined the Sydney Symphony in 1995.
Anthony Heinrichs was born in Perth in 1970 and
began playing the trumpet at the age of ten. He studied with Kim
Harrison at Hale School, winning several awards, and at the age of
14 he became one of the youngest members of the West Australian
He studied at the Western Australian Conservatorium of Music
with Kevin Johnson, and received his Bachelor's degree in 1991.
During this time, he worked regularly with the West Australian
Symphony Orchestra, performing the Arutiunian Trumpet Concerto, and
giving the Australian premiere of Dialogue for Trumpet and
Orchestra by Wayne Senior.
Between 1990 and 1993, he played principal trumpet with the
Australian Youth Orchestra and Camerata Australia and toured
nationally and internationally with these orchestras. He studied
with Daniel Mendelow in Canberra, and was Principal Trumpet of the
Canberra Symphony Orchestra from 1993 to 1994. He acted as
Principal Trumpet at the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan,
where he studied with members of the Vienna Philharmonic and London
Symphony orchestras, and travelled to Karlsruhe, Germany, in 1999
to study with Reinhold Friedrich.
A member of Sydney Brass, he gave the premiere of Joe Wolfe's
Trumpet Concerto in 2003, and has performed at the Arcadia Music
Festival, with the Frankfurt and Saarbrucken radio symphony
orchestras, and as Principal Cornet with the Australian Opera and
He has taught at St Andrews Cathedral School and the Sydney and
Newcastle conservatoriums, and was featured in the Visiting Artist
Programme at Hale School in 2008.
Anthony Heinrichs joined the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in