Ed studied the French horn and conducting at the Guildhall School of Music and then followed it with a postgraduate course at the Royal Academy of Music.
Since then he has enjoyed a varied musical career performing with orchestras including the BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Istanbul Philharmonic, Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Welsh National Opera and played in London’s West End with shows such as Oliver! Wicked, Les Miserables, Kiss Me Kate and Warhorse. Edward has been a conductor on Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Sinatra and Mary Poppins UK tours and throughout his career has enjoyed conducting brass ensembles.
Ed can be heard playing on the Doctor Who series and performed in the 2013 BBC Proms.
Among many other Surrey Brass concerts, Ed conducted "Music From The Movies", a celebration of music from English films including music by William Walton, William Alwyn, Richard Addinsell, John Willliams, and Klaus Badelt.