Saturday, March 22, 2014

Corpus Trombone Quartet

 In 2001 four graduates of the "Liszt Ferenc" Music Academy in Budapest, Hungary decided to form a trombone quartet. The CTQ was born shortly after and the group quickly emerged as one of the leading trombone quartets in Hungary by winning the special prize of the jury at the 7th International Brass Chamber Competition in Passau, Germany, only three months into their existence as a quartet. This initial success was followed by many international distinctions such as: 2001. International Brass Competition, Passau, Germany, Special Prize; 2003. ITA Trombone Quartet Competition, Helsinki, Finnland, 1. Prize; 2003. Philip Jones Brass Competition, Guebwiller, France, 1. Prize; 2004. International Brass Competititon, Passau, Germany, 4. Prize; 2004. Jan Koetsier Trombone Quartet Competition, Munich, Germany, 1. Prize; 2006. Special Prize of The Best Chamber Group in Hungary Special Prize of Hungarian Stars; 2008. Artisjus Prize; 2010. 11th International Brass Competition Passau, Germany 1st Prize; 2011. Artisjus Prize.
All these successes propelled the group to an international recognition. CTQ has travelled all over the world playing recitals and giving masterclasses. 
Corpus is sponsored by Michael Rath Trombones. Please check out their website for tour dates and other info.

No comments:

Post a Comment