Onyx Brass

  • Onyx Brass
  • Onyx Brass
  • Onyx Brass
  • Onyx Brass
  • Onyx Brass
  • Onyx Brass – The Band Stand Project – 18 September 2013Onyx Brass – includes Amos Miller (trombone), Niall Keatley (trumpet), Andrew Sutton (horn), and David Gordon-Shute (tuba)
“easily the classiest brass ensemble in Britain” – BBC Music Magazine

Tour de Brass! in the North West

On September 7th, we visited Liverpool and Chester for the latest mini-tour of our big project of 2014. With the help of the Granada Foundation (and all our supporters), we were able to perform at Sefton Park in Liverpool (part of the Liverpool International Music Festival), Victoria Park in Widnes, and finally at the water’s…

Onyx gets Romantic

Onyx was joined by some of the best brass players around for a few days last month, recording a new CD of brass music from the Romantic period. The CD, to be released by Meridian includes new arrangements of chorale preludes and piano pieces by Brahms, Chopin’s Prelude no. 12 in C minor, and Janacek’s…

Onyx in a JAM

Not the sticky kind, though. In 2014, Onyx Brass will be maintaining our longstanding relationship with the John Armitage Memorial – a foundation dedicated to the commissioning and performance of new music for brass, organ and choir – with performances across the UK. In a March concert in London, we opened the 2014 JAM Season,…

Compose for Onyx!

Onyx is excited to have been chosen to perform at the 2014 BASCA British Composer Awards. Two of our players will take the stage to play the winning work in BASCA’s Student Composition Competition. The ceremony takes place on 2nd December in the beautiful Goldsmiths’ Hall, and Onyx’s performance will be recorded for a later…