Great Birmingham Brass Fest: Masterclasses

Great Birmingham Brass Fest: Masterclasses

Great Birmingham Brass Fest

Date and time
19 Jan 2020 (1:30pm - 3:00pm)
19 Jan 2020 (4:00pm - 5:30pm)

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Map and Directions


All-inclusive Fest-pass:
£15 each day
£25 for both days

Free to under 18s with a paying adult

Booking Information

Wheelchair users are entitled to concessionary priced tickets with a complimentary companion seat. Guide dogs are welcome at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire venues. If you wish to bring a guide dog or wheelchair, please let the Events Office know by calling 0121 331 5909.

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1.30pm - 3pm:

French Horn masterclass with Sarah Willis
Players: Will Snell, Barney Stevens, Lillia DiMiceli, Tom Hayes

Trombone masterclass with Peter Moore
Players: Toby Carr, Tom Pilsbury, Tori Clinton, Zac Fellows

Trumpet masterclass with Alan Thomas
Players: Jacob Smith, Libby Foxley, Jiazheng Yang, Ed Smith

Tuba masterclass with Graham Sibley
Players: Hywel Williams, Ben Pepler, Mark Dilley 

4pm - 5.30pm:

Baritone Euphonium and Tenor Horn masterclass with Katrina Marzella
Players: Amy Ewen, Yu-Han Yang, Rhys Kerry, Ben Smith

Cornet masterclass with Phil Cobb
Players: Becca Charters, Ethan Hall, Jack Hoof, Harry Browning

An array of masterclasses to observe, including Sarah Willis, French horn (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra), Peter Moore, trombone (London Symphony Orchestra), Alan Thomas, trumpet (RBC Associate Head of Brass, CBSO, Onyx Brass, Septura), Graham Sibley, tuba (CBSO, RBC tutor).

Great Birmingham Brass Fest - Sun 19 & Mon 20 Jan

Join a stellar line-up of international brass superstars for a festival of concerts, horn-hangouts, masterclasses and participatory events at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

*Under 18s go free with a full paying adult (parent/carer must fill in a consent form upon arrival).
**Individual performance tickets available on the door.

Great Birmingham Brass Fest

Events include: