Brass Weekend 2021

Friday 22 October 2021 – Sunday 24 October 2021

Ellesmere College, Ellesmere, Shropshire

Applications are now open for 2021

Our brass weekend is aimed at experienced and competent orchestral brass players with good sight reading ability. We aim to have a fun weekend, playing in different sized ensembles and making good music with like-minded people. Please bring any music you would like to play.

Places will be limited to 6 trumpets, 4 horns, 4 trombones and 2 tubas: early application is advised.

The subscription for the weekend is £200, which includes en-suite single room accommodation and full board. 

Shaun Matthew

Shaun Matthew

EOS Brass Musical Director

A musician who strives for all members of the public to find something in all forms of classical music; tuba player, conductor and animateur, Shaun Matthew was awarded the Mortimer Furber Prize for conducting contemporary music and has worked with some of the UKs finest orchestras, including the BBC Philharmonic and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Chineke Orchestra.

Click here for Shaun's full biog.

Repertoire 2021

O Respighi (arr. P Lawrence)  Feste Romane – 16 part brass ensemble.

J S Bach (arr. Taillard) Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 – brass octet

G Gershwin  (arr Taillard) An American in Paris – brass octet

and some lighter fun pieces!