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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…

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…