Onyx Brass is pleased to announce two new commissions for 2012 from two exciting young composers, Cheryl Frances-Hoad (UK) and Andrew Hamilton (Ireland). The ensemble are delighted that the PRS for Music Foundation and the RVW Trust are supporting the Frances-Hoad commission, which will be premiered in Autumn 2012. Andrew’s piece will be taken on a tour of Ireland and Northern Ireland in April 2012. More details about the performances are to follow . Members of Onyx Brass are very excited and thank, their agent, Philip Venables for taking the time to put the applications together.