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Angelo Bearpark

Angelo Bearpark

Angelo Bearpark was born in Oldham, England. At the age of seven he started his musical career as a member of the Dobcross Band. He was a winner in all categories at the English Solo Championships in 1976. The same year he joined the famous Black Dyke Mills Band – together with the band he won several titles at the British Open, the national championships of Great-Britain and the European Brass Band Championships.

During this period Angelo Bearpark had the privilege to take classes with the famous James Shepherd and to play with him in the James Shepherd Versatile Brass Ensemble. In 1982 Angelo Bearpark moved to Switzerland. He is a member of the Fanfare Cécilia de Chermignon and founded his own musical school. He played with several bands such as the Brass Band Biel, the Brass Band Berner Oberland and the Brass Band "treize étoiles”.

In 1986 he founded the Angelo Bearpark Brass Ensemble and played numerous concerts in Switzerland and abroad such as in Japan and Australia. Angelo Bearpark teaches currently in his own musical school and works as a musical advisor with various ensembles.

‘Having tried the Oldroyd Cardinal Cornet with my son Vincent, I have to say I have never played a better cornet, it will perform brilliantly even for the most demanding of players. Apart from the playing quality, the engraving is expertly done and is pleasing to the eye, and being unique on every instrument just adds to the whole experience. I am delighted to be a representative of such a wonderful cornet.‘

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