Huw lives in London as a freelance oboist and is a founder member of Ensemble Cymru. He studied at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester with Robin Canter.
After completing his graduate and performance diplomas Huw won two major scholarship awards from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama for two postgraduate years. At the GSMD he studied with Roy Carter of the LSO, Richard Simpson of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and with the soloist Nicholas Daniel and was awarded Young Instrumentalist of the Year at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod.
Huw enjoys a busy and varied musical life. He has performed on the concert platform radio and television with some of the UK’s leading orchestras including the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Ulster Orchestra and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
He has played in many West End shows including Les Miserables, Cats, Witches of Eastwick and the Royal National Theatre’s Oklahoma!. Huw has performed on period instruments with the Hanover Band and the London Classical Players.
He has performed concertos with various orchestras including the Bellini Oboe Concerto with the BBC Concert Orchestra live on Radio 2. Huw supports Liverpool Football Club and plays the saxophone.