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Bold as Brass Podcast

May 15, 2022

A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode tuba player and educator Brendan Ige tells us about the impactful teachers who helped shape his career, we hear his feelings on orchestral excerpts,...


May 8, 2022

A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode trumpet player and educator Courtney Jones tells us about the winding path to choosing the trumpet, we hear about his enjoyment of Bach, and we hear...


May 4, 2022

This bonus episode is taken from our Podcast-a-thon event held on Friday 28th January 2022.

This panel occupied the final hour, 8-9pm and host Melissa was joined by a panel of composers to discuss the joys and pitfalls of writing for brass, their inspirations, and their musical goals.

Our wonderful panellists...


May 1, 2022

A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode euphonium player Robbert Vos tells us about starting his brass journey on the flugelhorn, about how he juggles a career with many aspects including...


Apr 27, 2022

This bonus episode is taken from our Podcast-a-thon event on Friday 28th January 2022.

This panel occupied the 7-8pm pre-recorded slot and featured a handful of friends and colleagues brought together to discuss the many aspects of being a freelance musician and juggling a multifaceted career.

The panel was moderated by...