John Wallace has been working with the Chicago-based authors of Brass for Beginners® to introduce this innovative, cross-curriculum, early-years music programme to the UK.
A double CD set which brings together a first volume of Malcolm Arnold’s exquisite music for brass. This double CD set includes a 16 page information booklet and offers a wonderful selection of works from this great composer, performed by some of the finest brass musicians of today and tomorrow.
A spectacular end to the festival combining a varied programme of music from The Wallace Collection, the Co-op Funeralcare Band, virtuoso trumpeter Marco Blaauw, the University’s talented brass player Thomas Harmar and electronics by Alasdair MacDonald. Including works from Malcolm Arnold, Wim Bex, John Wallace, Timothy Jackson and Derek Bourgeois.
Blaauw and then join forces with The Wallace Collection in a second half of improvised music for brass and electronics. An exciting presentation of contemporary music-making where, as an audience, you will hear unique performances which will never be heard again – listening and performance history being made together.
The Wallace Collection are delighted to be performing in Malta on 6 November at The Three Palaces Festival. It’s an outstanding festival with internationally renowned performers from a variety of genres, presenting concerts, recitals and workshops in many of Malta’s historically significant buildings from 4-13 November 2016.
Peter Maxwell Davies – Music for Brass is our latest CD release which presents a selection of key brass compositions by this renowned musician. This collection was recorded by The Wallace Collection in 2000, but was never released at that time. It therefore gives us immense pleasure to now breath life in to this significant CD, concurrent with […]
The National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland involves three bands catering for a range of ages and abilities for Scotland’s young brass and percussion talent. John Wallace and John Miller of The Wallace Collection were both members of the band back in the 1960’s, so it was a huge delight when John was able to […]
History was made at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland when trumpet legend Edward Tarr, organist Irmtraud Tarr, The Wallace Collection and students from the RCS joined forces to perform ‘Trumpet Traditions’ as part of the Conservatoire’s Friday at One concert series. American trumpeter, Edward Tarr, has pioneered the revival of Baroque & Romantic era […]
In a long forgotten corner of the Cyfarthfa Castle Museum in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, an amazing discovery was made in the mid 1980’s. 105 part books containing 350 arrangements for The Cyfarthfa Band. Formed around 1840, the band was one of the most famous brass bands of its time with a rich patron in […]