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Trott and Tong connect for future links

July 31, 2023
Composer Gareth Trott will link up once again with Tongwynlais Temperance Band.

Richard Fice

Tongwynlais help pay community tribute to musician

July 19, 2023
The Tongwynlais Band has helped their local community rededicate their War Memorial.


Global Prestige for Tongwynlais Academy

November 10, 2021
The excellence of the Tongwynlais Music Academy is regonised with a Welsh Prestige Award.


Memorial award to rising trumpet star

December 06, 2020
Trumpet player Jacques Segrott from Tongwynlais is the 2020 winner of the Richard Fice Memorial Award.

Tongwynlais Temperance

New trio for Ton

July 23, 2020
A new principal cornet, solo horn and flugel will be ready for action when Tongwynlais Temperance returns out of the lockdown wilderness.


Launch pad for Ton at Welsh Area

March 06, 2020
Tongwynlais Temperance is now looking forward to a bright future after an encouraging performance at the recent Welsh Regional Championships

Andreas Kratz

Swedish link for Tongwynlais Odyssey

January 23, 2018
Tongwynlais Temperance will be directed by Swedish conductor Andreas Kratz as they look to embark on a successful Royal Albert Hall Odyssey in Swansea in March.

Ina Holmes

Holmes aims building programme at Tongwynlais

July 02, 2017
Ian Holmes as been appointed Principal Conductor at Tongwynlais Temperance with a remit to build, direct and define an artistic voice for the ambitious Welsh outfit.


New euph concerto with a tale to tell

April 10, 2017
Daniel Hall's new euphonium concerto has a surprisingly dark inspiration...

tong tubas

Tongwynlais boosted by foundation work success

March 28, 2017
Tongwynlais Temperance has enjoyed a great start to the 2017 season thanks to the benefit of a pair of stalwart tuba signings.

Christopher Bond

Report & Results: 2017 Welsh Open

February 18, 2017
Its Bond — Christopher Bond as young MD leads Tongwynlais Temperance to Welsh Open title in Porthcawl.


New Music Academy at Tongwynlais

October 17, 2016
The Tongwynlais Band has announced the launch of its brand new music academy on the outskirts of Cardiff.

Albert Hall

Tongwynlais boost tuba ranks ahead of Albert Hall

October 04, 2016
Tongwynlais Temperance get a tuba boost to help their 'Lone Wolf' aspirations.


Tongwynlais boost ranks ahead of Albert Hall

September 26, 2016
Welsh contender Tongwynlais Temperance has strengthened its player ranks ahead of its appearance at the National Finals in London next month.


Tongwynlais appoint Rees to principal role

July 18, 2016
18 year old Harvey Rees takes over the principal cornet role at Tongwynlais after Charlotte Chambers decides to take a back row seat.

Dave Roberts

Tongwynlais keep Temperance link for Albert Hall

June 27, 2016
Rothwell MD Dave Roberts keeps to his Temperance roots to lead Tongwynlais at Royal Albert Hall.

Tongwynlais Temperance

Tuba signing for Tongwynlais

May 22, 2016
National finalists Tongwynlais Temperance add strength to their tuba team in time for Albert Hall.

Tongwynlais Temperance

Ton take on top trom for Memory assault

May 13, 2016
Welsh contenders Tongwynlais Temperance gain Grand Shield boost with top trom signing.

Tongwynlais Temperance

New signing boosts Ton ahead of Blackpool

May 07, 2016
Welsh contenders Tongwynlais Temperance has boosted its Grand Shield confidence with a new signing.

Tongwynlais Temperance

Tongwynlais aim for Open double

April 16, 2016
Tongwynlais Temperance looks towards Blackpool to claim double major qualification.

Tongwynlais Temperance

Arrivals and departures at Tongwynlais

December 24, 2015
Hellos and goodbyes at Tongwynlais Temperance as Welsh band looks forward to 2016 season.

Christopher Bond

Tongwynlais strengthen Bond link with CD

April 09, 2015
Albert Hall qualifiers to strengthen their musical link to their Resident Conductor and Composer in Residence with new CD.

John Berryman in action

Berryman to make Cornish link with Tongwynlais

March 05, 2015
The vastly experienced John Berryman is to make a Cornish link to Tongwynlais Temperance as they seek to regain Welsh Regional title.

Brett Baker

Baker to take National baton at Tongwynlais

August 18, 2014
Former Black Dyke solo trombonist Brett Baker is to lead Tongwynlais Temperance at the National Finals in London in October.

Tong and Sykes

Wise move for Tongwynlais as Sykes departs

April 21, 2014
Jeremy Wise will take Tongwnlais Temperance to the Grand Shield and European Championships following the resignation of MD Steve Sykes.


High Peak victory for Dungannon

September 24 • An amazing climb to a musical summit has helped to raise funds for a fantastic cause that serves the communities of Northern Ireland.

Best of Brass

Hammonds the number 1 draw for Morley Best of Brass concert series

September 24 • Hammonds will kick off the 2024/25 Leeds Best of Brass series at Morley Town Hall next weekend.


British Bandsman concert series gets ready for 2024 launch

September 24 • Tickets will soon go on sale for the first of a series of concerts featuring many of the top bands in the UK.


National spotlight on young reporter

September 24 • 16 year old Elise Hale is making a real mark with her passion and talent for reporting on the brass band movement.

Enderby Band - The Melton Band

Sunday 24 September • Melton Theatre, Asfordby Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 0HJ

The GUS Band - The GUS Band 90th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Sunday 24 September • Northampton High School,. Newport Pagnell Road,. Hardingstone,. Northampton NN4 6UU

Boarshurst Silver Band - Eagley Band

Sunday 24 September • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Oldham OL3 7EW

Dobcross Silver Band - Unite the Union Band

Sunday 24 September • Dobcross Band Club. Platt Lane. Dobcross . Saddleworth . Oldham OL3 5AD

Luton Brass Band - Masterclass with David Daws

Wednesday 27 September • St Augustine's Church, Luton LU3 2JR

Harlow Brass Band

September 22 • Seeking a MUSICAL DIRECTOR - We are a friendly, non-contesting band who play to a good standard. We hold our own Spring and Christmas concerts and provide entertainment at various local events throughout the year

Chinnor Silver

September 22 • Chinnor Silver Band (2nd section National finalists 2023) are looking to strengthen their ranks. We require a Bass player(either flavour) Bass trombone and percussionist. We are a friendly band with a good mix of Concerts and Contests planned for 2023/24

Easingwold Town Band

September 21 • We are an enterprising, forward-looking, inclusive 4th Section band with vacancies for soprano cornet, front-row cornet and Eb bass. Enjoy a friendly welcome at our bandroom in Easingwold, 12 miles N of York (postcode YO61 3DB). Come for a blow!

Craig Roberts

BA (Hons), MA
Conductor / Adjudicator


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