Alison Balsom (born 1978, Hertfordshire) is an English trumpet soloist.
She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the Paris Conservatory, and also with Håkan Hardenberger.
She is a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, and she released her debut album with EMI Classics in 2002.
In 2005, she released her second disc, "Bach Works for Trumpet" as part of a new exclusive contract with EMI Classics.
In 2006, Alison won 'Young British