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Australian Brass Quintet Gunnedah & Coolah

Australian Brass Quintet

29th April @ 6pm in Gunnedah
Gunnedah Shire Band Hall

30th April @  2pm in Coolah
The Octagon, St. Andrew's Cultural Centre, Coolah

Performances in both Gunnedah and Coolah. The Australian Brass Quintet is comprised of some of Australia’s foremost brass musicians who have been playing together in different ensembles for over 15 years. The Australian Brass Quintet is a new ensemble that gave its’ first performance at the Melbourne International Festival of Brass 2008 to great acclaim.

The group’s members are held in the highest regard as soloists and teachers, appearing regularly all over the world. They hold orchestral positions within Australia and Singapore, and also teach within these countries’ finest tertiary institutions.

The Australian Brass will convene regularly in 2009 to perform throughout Australia and abroad. In addition they will present masterclasses for high school and university students around the country.

Tristram Williams (trumpet) is an internationally renowned soloist and Lecturer in Brass at Melbourne University.

David Elton (trumpet) is Principal Trumpet with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra and teaches trumpet at the University Of Western Australia and at WAAPA.

Ben Jacks (horn) is Principal Horn with the Sydney Symphony and is a lecturer in Horn at the Sydney Conservatorium.

Michael Bertoncello (trombone) is a member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Lecturer in Brass at Melbourne University.

Shannon Pittaway (bass trombone) is Assistant Principal Bass Trombone with the Singapore Symphony and is Artist Faculty at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory.

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Ticket price: Adult: $30 Concession: $25 School Student: $15