As an Orchestral Musician, Simon has toured Germany, Italy, Austria, Russia, Oman, USA, Canada and extensively throughout the United Kingdom, as well as appearing on Television and Radio.

He has had trial periods with the Orchestra of Opera North, Philharmonia Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Concert Orchestra and the Hallé Orchestra. Simon continues to work with the following orchestras:

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Bourenmouth Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, English National Opera, Hallé Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra and Welsh National Opera.

October 2013 until May 2014 saw Simon appear as guest Principal Contrabass Trombone with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (Geneva) performing Richard Wagner's complete 'Der Ring des Nibelungen'. He also performed 'The Ring Cycle, six times with the Orchestra of Opera North on Bass Trombone in their 2016 season.

A large part of Simon's work is in the theatre sector of the UK. He is a regular deputy on long running shows such as, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Lion King. In additon to this, he has held the chair on 'Jesus Christ Superstar', 'Gypsy' and 'Wind in the Willows'.