Formed in 2017 at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM), Golden Gate Brass is an ensemble dedicated to providing high quality performances of brass repertoire. Its members are Michael Olsen & Fletcher Cox (trumpets), Aidan Gabriels (horn), Jackson Bankovic (trombone), and Jason Catchpowle (tuba).
Golden Gate Brass have appeared in concert at the Canberra International Music Festival, ANAM, Four Winds, the National Gallery of Victoria, The Savage Club, and The Brunswick Green. They have collaborated with Ad Lib Collective and Corelia Quintet. Each member of the ensemble maintains an impressive career in their own right. Collectively they appear across the country in professional orchestras as well as in numerous other performances, festivals and competitions.
Golden Gate Brass provide performances which are high energy, innovative and exciting. They share their experience with younger musicians through their involvement at ANAM, UWA, Four Winds, and South Coast Music Camp. Golden Gate Brass enjoy sharing their love of music with a wide range of audiences, especially those that may not have previously seen brass chamber music performed. They are passionate about commissioning and performing exciting brass quintet music across Australia.