20 year old Brendon Wheeler has just scooped the BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Soloist Final held at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester.
Brenden Wheeler, an Australian, is currently studying music at the University of Salford in Manchester under David King. His achievements in the UK so far, include the Best Instrumentalist prize at the Scottish Open Brass Band Championships last November together with his success at tonights competition.
His chosen pieces for the final were ‘Flight to Sparta' from ‘Three Worlds' by Peter Meechan and ‘The Holy Well' by Peter Graham. Brendon is currently Solo Euphonium with the Hepworth Persimmon Band.
Congratulations to Brendon and the other three finalists (Vicki, Sophie and Nick) from everyone at The MouthPiece.com