Brian Lynn was born in Hornchurch, Essex, in 1954. At the age of five he took up the violin entering the Junior Royal Academy of Music at the age of 11. Brian switched to trombone and achieved his LRAM at the early age of 17. He was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain for three years and after finishing a three year course on bass trombone at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, studying under Dennis Wick and Peter Gane, Brian worked for Scottish Opera, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Kent Opera and English National Opera while freelancing with British orchestras. For three years Brian played in the Abba/Tim Rice musical, Chess, and freelanced for other musicals in London. He also played for Taverners Trombone Ensemble, writing an arranging their music. Brian continues to write and arrange music for brass, choir and orchestra. In addition to his professional work, Brian has been involved with the Royal School of Church Music since he was seven and conducts the Orchestra of St. Thomas, Brentwood.