bellows & brass

Guy Few, Joseph Petric and Eric Vaillancourt

Trumpet, Piano, Accordion, Trombone

Bellows & Brass is a trio comprised of three of Canada's most successful soloists: Guy Few (trumpet, piano), Joseph Petric (accordion) and Eric Vaillancourt (trombone). 

A powerful and engaging ensemble, Bellows and Brass have consistently drawn full houses and positive audience response in their presentations for such series and festivals as Community Concerts (Columbia Artists, USA), Debut Atlantic Encore (Atlantic provinces, Canada), Chappelle de Bon Pasteur (Montreal, Canada) and The Winnipeg Contemporary Music Festival (Winnipeg, Canada) 

Individually these three artists have been invited to perform as concerto soloists with numerous orchestras throughout North America including the Orchestra of Saint Lukes, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, the Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.  

In this ensemble they are committed to making music that is challenging, pleasing and above all, fun. With their unusual and rich combination of instruments and sounds they move effortlessly within and between genres. Their concerts have been described as “vividly emotional ... passionate ... a revelation.”   Bellows and Brass performance of composer Linda Bouchard’s Murderous Little World received rave reviews by the LA Times.

“Buoyant showmanship" 

                – GLOBE AND MAIL


 – THE RECORD - Kitchener-Waterloo

“Sheer brilliance …”


"...superb... eye popping playing"


"...astounding…their engaging 

sense of humour appealed to all..." 



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