We asked our Musical Leaders to interview each other; read on to find out their advice to their younger selves, and the worst thing that has happened on stage!

Name: Marco

Instruments: Trumpet, Flugelhorn

Year: 3, Undergraduate

Degree: Management and Business

Music at Reading ensembles: Signature Sounds, Festival Sinfonia

7 Questions:

What has been the worst or most memorable thing that has happened during a performance?

I once passed out at the end of a concert

Who is your musical inspiration?

Wynton Marsalis

What inspires you to perform?

I really enjoy all kinds of music, and playing music allows me to do this every day

Which instrument do you wish you had learned?

French Horn

What musical advice would you give to your younger self?

Relax more, and practice harder when you have more time

What musical moment are you most proud of?

I played in a major concert hall in Italy, on first trumpet with a large concert band.

Which three words describe you as a musician?

Curious, adaptable, loud