Buck Brass Trio

Buck Brass Trio

Key Facts

  • Instrument: Brass Trio

Biography

The Buck Brass Trio is one of the leading young brass ensembles in the UK, and was formed in 2012 by students from London’s Royal Academy of Music. The members are Richard Buck – trombone, Daniel Walton – trumpet, and Timothy Ellis – horn. They are one of the only brass trios in the UK.

The winners of the Worshipful Company of Musicians Brass Ensemble Prize in 2014, the Trio strives to make the world more aware of this unique medium through innovative and engaging programming.

Members of the ensemble have enjoyed considerable experience working with groups such as the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, the Britten-Pears Orchestra, London Sinfonietta and National Youth Jazz orchestra of Great Britain.

The Trio has pioneered a large amount of new repertoire for the medium, including arrangements from Bach, Brahms, Ibert, Beethoven, and Mozart, as well as commissions from student and established composers such as Timothy Bowers.

The Buck Brass Trio has enjoyed a considerable amount of coaching from many illustrious musicians, including Robert Hughes, Michael Thompson, Mark David, Michael Dussek and Elgar Howarth.