Denis Wick is pleased to announce that Slide Action are to become Denis Wick Artists. Slide Action are a brilliant new trombone quartet composed of ex-Royal Academy of Music students. The members are Huw Evans (alto and tenor), Benny Vernon (alto and tenor), Jamie Tweed (tenor) and Josh Cirtina (bass). They will be travelling to the USA this summer to perform at the International Trombone Festival and will also play at the Denis Wick Advisory Studio in Chicago.
Denis Wick Products has always been keen to support the changing needs of the world’s brass community. The Denis Wick Products app helps accomplish this goal. Going beyond what any catalogue could offer, we have developed a complete library of product information with a wide variety of content to help you not only in your search for your next mouthpiece, mute or accessory, but your growth as a musician and your connection to other musicians around the world.
Denis Wick Artist Victor Haskins is a brilliant US cornet and trumpet player and has a new album out, where he plays cornet and EWI, and is joined by Randall Pharr (double bass) and Tony Martucci (drums and percussion). The album is called Showing Up and was released on 1 February 2019. It is available on Badcamp. Victor plays a Heritage 1B cornet mouthpiece.
Here is a review of the CD:
“Since he burst onto the scene,
The Asia Tuba and Euphonium Festival 2018 will take place in Seoul in August. Many great players will be there including Denis Wick artists euphonium stars Steven and Misa Mead. Amongst the other stars attending will be the great tuba-player Sergio Carolina. The festival is a wonderful chance to hear some great playing!
Denis Wick CEO Stephen Wick will present a talk on how to choose the right mouthpiece – gold or silver?
Denis Wick is proud to sponsor the Denis Wick Canadian Wind Orchestra, who will be performing in Toronto this May. Chris Gongos, the Principal Horn of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, will be the guest soloist for their concert on Friday 18th May at the Isabel Bader Theatre at the University of Toronto. He will performing a work by one of Canada’s leading composers for wind instruments, Elizabeth Raum’s ‘Sherwood Legend’ for Horn and Band. A great Canadian soloist playing a beautiful Canadian work with lots of talented young Canadian players!
Denis Wick Products has released its new 50th Anniversary Special Edition Mutes! These are only available in the anniversary year of 2018 and are finished in a stunning, glittery gold finish. The sound is similar to the regular straight mutes, but if you have a very acute ear, you might be able to detect a very subtle difference in tone. The mutes are made in aluminium, polished to a high finish,
Denis Wick Products is very pleased to announce that Misa Mead is to become a Denis Wick Artist. Misa is an internationally renowned euphonium soloist and her performing career takes her all around the world. She has long favoured Denis Wick mouthpieces and is already a wonderful advocate for them. Her solo career has been taking off in recent years and we look forward to working closely with Misa in the future.
She has won many international accolades,
Dansr is opening a new Denis Wick testing studio in Chicago. The grand opening will take place on 21st September and will feature amongst others Maniacal 4, the hugely popular trombone quartet, whose versions of Carry on Wayward Son and Bohemian Rhapsody have been internet sensations. Also in attendance will be top brass quintet Alliance Brass and top jazz artist Kirk Garrison. On the Saturday after the opening the tuba professor from the University of Miami,
Denis Wick is proud to announce that our new website is now live!