Founder member of R&B/doowop band ‘Darts’, Horace had a string of top ten hits and after 2 Gold and a Platinum album, 8 years of extensive touring and musically directing and appearing in the West End hit ‘Yakety Yak’, ‘Darts’ finally called it a day and Horace became a busy session musician.
In 1990 Horace began working for the Musicians’ Union as the Union’s Careers Adviser. In 1997 he became the London Official negotiating for members at the Royal Opera House, English National Opera and West End theatres.
In 2003 he was made Assistant General Secretary.
In March 2017, Horace Trubridge was elected General Secretary to replace John Smith when he retires later in the year.