Bella Tromba




Bella Tromba is a trumpet quartet that have performed at national and international festivals, recorded for BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM and have been featured on the front cover of Classical Music and Brass Herald magazines. The ensemble consists of three trumpets, all playing the various sizes of the instrument, and a bass trumpet. Creating outstanding brass repertoire from leading composers and arrangers has been key to the success of the trumpet quartet. The Guardian described Bella Tromba as “a glamorous all-trumpet girl band, dedicated to exploring and expanding the instrument’s potential”. Support from the Park Lane Group, Ralph Vaughan-Williams Trust and the Britten-Pears Foundation has ensured a wealth of commissions by composers such as Peter Longworth, Peter Yarde Martin, Paul Max Edlin and Howard Skempton.Bella Tromba appeared as Guest Artists at the International Women’s Brass Conference in Toronto and performed on the main stage at the Frankfurt Musikmesse. They have been awarded Selected Artist status by Making Music and are recipients of the Dorothy Parkinson Memorial Prize and the Dartington International Summer School Scholarship.The quartet members perform for the London Symphony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Britten Sinfonia as well as leading West End shows and Championship Section Brass Bands. The quartet has a deeply held belief that music is for all. They enjoy showcasing the ensemble in community and educational settings as well as in concert halls across the globe.