According to a recent review on BBC Radio 3, Onyx Brass is a ”wonderful, virtuosic brass quintet.” Established in 1993, and soon to be celebrating their 30th Birthday, they have changed audience perceptions of what the brass ensemble is. Equally at home commissioning new music to performing the classics, or directing workshops in primary schools to delivering masterclasses at The Juilliard School, Onyx Brass is truly the brass ensemble of its generation.

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  • Awards for Festmusik

    Coming to the end of the year and a number of publications and commentators are pulling together their best recordings of 2021 and its good to see Festmusik: A Legacy is receiving its fair share of attention. First piece of silverware has been awarded by…

  • Group to Feature On In Tune Christmas Special

    Tuesday 21st December sees Onyx team up with the BBC Radio 3 In Tune Show for their annual Christmas Special. Broadcast live at 5pm, we will be playing some of our favourite seasonal numbers throughout the programme. Also hosts Sarah Walker and Sean Rafferty will…

  • Music for Rooftops Gallery

    Here are some images taken from our performance in Eastbourne of Music for Rooftops by Clive Whitburn, August 2021. Photos by Brian Booker and Alex Brattell. Trumpets – Richard Blake, Christian Barraclough, Mike Allen, Julie Ryan, Gideon Brooks

”stunningly crisp brass-playing”

Kate Molleson, BBC Radio 3

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