ONYX BRASS

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JAM on the Marsh 2021

It’s JAM on the Marsh time, and this year is especially exciting due to live audiences being allowed back after last year’s virtual offering. In keeping with the festival’s commitment to commissioning new music and giving second (or more) performances of these commissions, both concerts we are involved in contain world premieres and the revisiting…

Onyx visit the Great Birmingham Brass Fest

January 20th 2020 saw Onyx visit the Great Birmingham Brass Fest 2020 which was held at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and organised by our very own Amos Miller who is head of brass at the conservatoire. From performing two world premieres to appearing alongside horn playing superstar, Sarah Willis in one of her Horn Hangouts,…

JAM on the Marsh 2017

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…

Jazz Project Recording

Tuesday 6th June, is a big day in the Onyx calendar for this year as we start recording the twelve pieces that compose our jazz project. Recorded by NMC Records, and made possible by the contribution of an Open Award from the PRS Foundation, its something that has recently been a labour of love for…

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…

Onyx to Team Up with the Shepway Brass Academy

Monday 23rd May sees the continuation of our involvement with the Singing Playgrounds project for 2016 and the second of three years of Timothy Jackson’s Opening Night. Last year we premiered this alongside the children of schools from all over the Romney Marsh and this year a similar plan but with the exciting addition of the…

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…