Angelo Bearpark

Angelo Bearpark was born in Oldham, England. At the age of 7 he began his musical career as a member of the Dobcross band. In the English solo championships 1976 he won the title in all categories. In the same year, he joined the famous Black Dyke Mills band, with whom he won several titles such as the British Open, the National Championships of Great Britain and the European Brass Band Championships. During this time, Angelo Bearpark had the privilege of taking lessons at the famous James Shepherd and played with him in the James Shepherd Versatile Brass Ensemble.

In 1982, Angelo Bearpark moved to Switzerland. He is a member of the Fanfare C├ęcilia de Chermignon and founded his own music school. He also played with various bands such as the Brass Band Biel, the Brass Band Berner Oberland and the Brass Band "treize ├ętoiles".

In 1986, he founded the Angelo Bearpark Brass Ensemble and took part in numerous concerts in Switzerland and on several tours abroad, including Japan and Australia. Currently, Angelo Bearpark teaches in his music school and works as a music consultant with a variety of ensembles.

Angelo Bearpark image

"Once you have played a Geneva instrument, you will always want to play on a Geneva instrument. I will only play on the best, and in my opinion this is the best!"


Bore 11.79mm (0.464")
Bell 125mm (4.9") Hand Hammered Rose Brass Bell with Nickel Silver Flare, Hand Engraved
Lead Pipe Rose Brass, with Hand Engraving (with Open Flare into Receiver)
Side Bows Rose Brass
Triggers Main and Third
Valves Stainless Steel
Inner Slides Nickel Silver
Outer Sliders Nickel Silver
Tuning Slide Rose Brass
Finish Lacquer with Black Nickel Plated Trimmings or Silverplate (Optional)

For more information about the Geneva Foundation and much more, visit our Geneva Bandroom website