Mardi Brass is a versatile and dynamic brass quintet which performs music in a plethora of musical styles spanning six centuries. Since its founding in 1992, the has thrilled audiences with its blend of music and humour.
Mardi Brass has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and made an appearance on BBC2’s Edinburgh Nights, playing for the Perrier Comedy Award presentation. Other broadcasts have included In Tune on BBC Radio 3, appearances on Classic FM, a cameo appearance on BBC1’s Panorama and numerous features on local radio stations. The group has performed at prestigious venues such as the Purcell Room on London’s South Bank, has undertaken several tours of Britain and the Channel Islands and has performed in a festival in Belgium.
Mardi Brass plays ceremonial music for City University graduation ceremonies and has provided music for many corporate events.
Mardi Brass’s educational show Jurassic to Jazz has been performed in schools throughout Britain.
Mardi Brass has released five CDs: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue and Hark! Traditional Carols in a New Light.