In Medias Brass Quintet
Members: Richárd Kresz, Antal Endre Nagy – trumpet, János Benyus – horn, Attila Sztán – trombone, József Bazsinka jr. – tuba
the In Medias Brass was founded in 2010 by the former students of Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest. In August 2010 their first joint project was the 6. Jeju International Brass Competition, organized in South-Korea, where they had great success: in addition to coming first in the chamber music category they won every solo category they entered (horn, trombone and tuba) despite the fact that almost three hundred participants took place in the competition from all over the world. With this prize In Medias Brass won the following international prizes:
November 2010: 11th International Chamber Music Competition for Brass Ensembles (Passau, Germany), 1st place April 2011: ’’Svirel’’ International Competition (Stanjel, Slovenia), 1st place and special prize May 2011: 7th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition, (Osaka, Japan), 2nd place October 2011: 11th International Music Competition for Young Performers "Cittá di Chieri" (Italy) 1st place April 2012: 8th International Chamber Music Competition (Lyon, France), 2nd place, Public Prize and Special Prize for the best interpretation of Guillaume Conneson’s Agora 2013. Knoxville, Tennessee USA - 1st prize
Beside Hungary, they had concerts in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France, Poland and United States of America. In November 2011 they were given the „Junior Prima” title, which is the highest award for young and talented people in any field of art in Hungary.