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Three Days in the Life of Onyx Brass


Its coming up to our 25th Birthday and over the last quarter of a century we’ve expended a lot of energy pushing forward the medium of the brass quintet from many angles including performing, commissioning, arranging, recording and teaching. So hopefully, when the time comes to hang up our instruments, the brass quintet as an…

Two New Commissions

Cheryl FH 2

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…