Welcome to the website of Bill Forman – trumpet soloist, pedagogue, orchestra trumpeter, natural trumpet player, specialist for contemporary music and consultant for brass players and composers.


After occupying a part-time position as Co-Principal Trumpeter at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in recent years, Forman is again dedicating his performance activity more to contemporary works and also to old music (on historical instruments). Performances in the coming weeks can be found here.

Entrance exams at the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" for beginning studies in October 2018 will take place the week of June 18th-22th. Registration is only possible directly through the school (you can use this link), and must arrive by April 15th at the latest. (Don't miss this deadline. It is binding!) If you wish to consult with Prof. Forman about beginning studies, please use this form here.

The next concerts of the trumpet class of the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" will take place on May 17th and July 5th.


"...a world-class brass player..." Tagesspiegel (Berlin) 19.9.07

"...an outstanding phenomenon not only in his technical perfection and stilyistic range. ... His sound, varying between baroque trumpet, musical theater and Miles Davis, is intriguinly multi-faceted and can be brilliant as well as profound ." Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung

"...ein Vollblutblasphoniker..." Neues Deutschland 26.4.10