Owen is currently the Principal Trumpet of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, a position that he has held since the mid 2015. He is also in his fourth year studying a Bachelor of Music (Performance) degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music under the teaching of Leanne Sullivan. He is in receipt of a full academic scholarship from the Ted and Susan Meller memorial foundation.
At 21 years of age, Owen has had extensive orchestral experience including performing with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Sinfonia, Sydney Philharmonia and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra on several occasions. In 2015 Owen was appointed the inaugural trumpet fellowship position with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Owen held the principal trumpet position with the Sydney Youth Orchestra for three years (2012-2014) and was the principal trumpet with the Australian Youth Orchestra for the 2015 programs.
In addition to his orchestral experiences, Owen has also been seen performing concertos with many orchestras and bands, particularly in Sydney. Owen also puts on his own recitals and performs regularly with the chamber group he formed in 2013, Bennelong Brass. Bennelong Brass have toured extensively, performing in Verona, Venice and Mantova, as well as putting on their own concerts in Sydney and regional New South Wales. Bennelong Brass have also been seen on the Channel 9 ‘Today Show’ and the TEDx 2014 Sydney Conference. In 2015 Owen won the Maspalomas International Trumpet Competition and has been invited back to the Canary Islands to perform a solo recital.