BBC Radio 2 'Young Brass Award' finalists announced

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 March 2018

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BBC Radio 2 has announced the names of the four players who have been selected to go through to the final of this year's Young Brass Award on the 20th April to be held at the RNCM.

Euphonium player Cameron Scott (aged 16), trombonist Sam Dye (18), cornetist Thomas Nielsen (16) and tenor horn player Ross Dunne (19) will take part in the final which commences at 8pm and will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 2 by Ken Bruce and Frank Renton.

The 2017 winner, Isobel Daws, will provide a musical prelude to the evening with a performance of Philip Sparke's 'Capriccio for Trombone and Band' before each finalist will give a 10-minute programme of their choice.

Foden's are looking forward to accompanying the talented youngsters as well as giving a short concert whilst the adjudication panel of Prof Nicholas Childs, Helen Vollam, Principal Trombone of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and renowned trumpet player, Andrew Crowley discuss the performances.

Tickets for the final are available either direct from the College box office or via http://www.bbc.co.uk/…/3nGV…/radio-2s-young-brass-award-2018

 

Foden's band maintains a world class reputation for providing entertainment in the field of brass music with a tradition and unique style Mark Wilkinson