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JAM on the Marsh 2017

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Its that time of the year again for our visit to Romney Marsh and JAM on the Marsh Festival. Monday 10th July at the 230pm we will be giving a repeat performance of Tim Jackson’s Opening Night. This is our third year of the project and looking forward to meeting everyone again from the local…

JAM on the Marsh 2016

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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…

March is the beginning of JAM 2016

March 17th sees the opening of JAM 2016 at St. Brides Church, Fleet Street. Onyx has been involved with JAM since its inception and its core mission to promote new music complements the group’s ethos perfectly. This year we will be playing two pieces by Thea Musgrave and Judith Bingham that we have already premiered…

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,…

Onyx kick off the JAM season

Onyx are kicking off John Armitage Memorial 2014 season next month. Onyx has launched the season since they began in 2000, so this marks 14 years of partnership. We’ve given world premieres of works by some of the UK’s most significant composers, including Judith Bingham, Jonathan Dove, Gabriel Jackson, Tarik O’Regan. Equally importantly, we have…

An Onyx Brass JAM Session

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We’re excited to be performing at the John Armitage Memorial (JAM) concert series this summer, a fantastic initiative dedicated to yearly commissioning and performing of new music, often sympathetically programming new music with the more familiar. We have performed at JAM regularly since 2000, and this July we’ll be performing four wonderful concerts and bringing a nine schools…