The Brass Traps consists of Bernard de la Coeur, with various special guests. He hopes that the Brass Traps will put a smile on your face, a tap in your toe and a tune in your voice! The Brass Traps is based in Melbourne, Australia. When not performing with The Brass Traps, Bernard can be found playing with the Melbourne Ukulele Kollective and with Wadaiko Rindo (Taiko - Japanese Drumming).


Photo: Nick Pitsas


Songwriting accolades


Notable performances



Tracks from Shoulder Season have turned up in some amazing places, from ABC TV's Stateline, to various community radio stations and podcasts in the UK. Many thanks for your support!



Bernard runs regular Beginners Ukulele workshops through Work-Shop Melbourne, and is also available to run songwriting workshops. On occasion he has taken on songwriting/arranging/production commissions; please get in touch to determine availability.


Other projects

Check out ScoreTank - a free, interactive, easy to use system for keeping scores of sporting events and other sorts of competitions.