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Amos Miller interviewed for Tour de Brass!

As the Tour de Brass! has drawn to close, the PRSF for Music Foundation interviewed Onyx Brass trombonist Amos Miller for their M-Magazine. Read the full interview here. Our favourite bit? Right at the end, when he says: …whenever we play, people are surprised at how flexible the group and its sound can be. We…

Tour de Brass! in the North West

On September 7th, we visited Liverpool and Chester for the latest mini-tour of our big project of 2014. With the help of the Granada Foundation (and all our supporters), we were able to perform at Sefton Park in Liverpool (part of the Liverpool International Music Festival), Victoria Park in Widnes, and finally at the water’s…

Grand Départ of the Tour de Brass!

Onyx launched its major project of 2014 a few weeks ago. On March 22nd, we performed the world premiere of David Sawer’s new work “Bronze and Iron” composed especially for us and the Tour de Brass! “Bronze and Iron” forms the centrepiece of our UK tour of free outdoor recitals, and it was a great…

Doing what we love most…

It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks for Onyx Brass. The preparations for Tour de Brass! are now well underway and we are scouring the country for its best bandstands and public spaces, and can’t wait to get started. With Tour de Brass! on the horizon, you might imagine us swapping trumpets for Piña Coladas? Feet up in front of…

Tour de Brass! supported by the Leche Trust

We’re delighted to announce we have been awarded £5,000 towards our Tour de Brass! project in 2014. The Leche Trust was set up to support – among other things – arts projects, the preservation of Georgian buildings, and projects which promote good relations between Britain and the third world. The grant is a huge step in our funding campaign,…