Onyx Brass

“easily the classiest brass ensemble in Britain” – BBC Music Magazine

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Onyx Brass at RWCMD
March 17, 2017, 3:00 pm
North Road Cardiff Wales CF11
Onyx Brass lead masterclasses and perform concert for student and members of the public at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
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Onyx to Visit the North East


A quick two day trip of North East England is on the agenda this February with a visit to Newcastle University and Helmsley. 9th February and we are working with students of the brass department of Newcastle University. This will lead them to join us for our lunchtime concert which includes premieres of music by…

Christmas 2016 for Onyx


Hard to think about Christmas while in the heat and humidity of Malaysia. However in barely two days we start our annual run of seasonal shows. Here’s an outline schedule if you ant to see us (and the many excellent choirs we team up with) over the next few weeks. 10th Henley, two concerts with…

Onyx Brass to Visit Malaysia


On Monday 5th December we kick off our busy month by making a trip to the island of Borneo and the Malaysian city of Kuching. Somewhere that none of us have been, we are so excited to be playing and working with the amazing St. Joseph’s School Band. Last year they won the Yamaha Cup…

Onyx to Celebrate the 90th Birthday of Joseph Horowitz


We have back to back lunchtime concerts at educational establishments coming up in November and sees us working and performing with a number of their students as well. Thursday 3rd November and it is our annual visit for the lunchtime series at Imperial College. For this we will be celebrating the 90th Birthday of Joseph…

Onyx Brass off to the RWCMD


Off to see old friends in October with a visit to the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Friday 7th October sees us giving masterclasses to the students and a lunchtime concert in their superb concert hall with music from Bach to Mark Nightingale. Also being joined by some of the students with two…

Festival Visits for Onyx Brass in August


August 2016 sees visits to two festivals for Onyx Brass. First of all on the 17th August and we perform at the Collegium Maius, Cracow for the Music in Old Crakow Festival. The concert will take place, weather permitting, in the courtyard of Poland’s oldest university and is part of a festival that sees concerts performed…

JAM on the Marsh 2016


Two visits in a week to New Romney for the JAM on the Marsh Festival 2016 and they couldn’t be more different. Thursday 7th July and we open the festival with a concert in The Engine Shed, New Romney Station, home to the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway. Surrounded by the engines and coaches of…