The brilliant American trumpeter Allen Vizzutti will be appearing at the Newark Brass Festival this year and will be performing as a recitalist and will be on the panel of judges.
Allen is one of the greatest trumpet players in the world and will be leading two masterclasses and performing a solo concert. The competition is open to all brass palyers between the ages of 9 and 30 and consists of an open competition (for players of grade 8 and above) and a junior section for players under 16 years of age.
Denis Wick is the patron of the competition. It will take place in Newark on the 4th-6th February 2011. The other judges are Paul Archibald (trumpet) John Kenny (trombone) and Stephen Wick (tuba)