A4 Brass Quartet
Formed at the RNCM in 2013, A4 Brass Quartet comprises players from some of the UK’s top brass bands, including Grimethorpe Colliery, Brighouse and Rastrick and Foden’s.
With ‘technical virtuosity in abundance’ (Brass Band World), the quartet has performed widely in significant venues throughout the UK including Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, The Bridgewater Hall, Cadogan Hall, Lake District Summer Music and King’s Lynn Festivals. They recently completed a residency at the Lieksa Brass Week in Finland, a concert in the Ceresio Estate Festival in Switzerland and a re-invitation to the Trakai Fanfare Week in Lithuania. The quartet has featured on ITV and BBC Radio 3 and in 2016 they released their début CD at the RNCM Brass Band Festival. A4 Brass have won numerous prizes and awards including the 2018 Royal Over-Seas League Chamber Music Competition, a 2017 Tunnell Trust Award, the Tillett Trust Young Artists’ Platform series and the Musicians’ Company Concert Series. In June 2018 the Quartet completed the prestigious International Artist Diploma in Chamber Music course at the RNCM as John Fewkes Scholars.