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Pershore enjoys premiere of Our Planet

July 10, 2024
Owen Farr and Tongwynlais Temperance Band gave the world premiere of Gareth Trott's 'Our Planet' suite inspired by Sir Richard Attenborough.


Our Planet focus to be given world premiere

June 29, 2024
Tongwynlais Temperance Band will give the world premiere of Gareth Trott's 'Our Planet' in tribute to the remarkable Sir David Attenborough at the forthcoming Pershore Festival of Brass.


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.


Pride returns with Tredegar

July 23 • A special 10th anniversary live music screening of the multi-award winning film will be held in Wales later this year.


Cutt's Irish cream lapped up in Enniskillen

July 23 • Prof Garry Cutt and his team of tutors inspired the music making on the recent Fermanagh/Tyrone Brass Band Summer School.

Simon Langston

New MD at Simon Langton Brass

July 23 • Keith Demetriou Twyman returns to the conducting podium to spearhead exciting new future.


BrookWright Music: Horizon: The Promise of the Lord (Andrew Wainwright)

July 23 • A new concert/contest work inspired by a classic Welsh hymn tune is sure to being enjoyment to performers and audiences alike.

Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Phoenix Brass

Sunday 28 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW

Dobcross Silver Band - Milnrow Band

Sunday 28 July • Dobcross Band Club. Platt Lane. Dobcross. Saddleworth. Oldham OL3 8AD

Regent Brass - 'Brass on the Grass' at Westminster Abbey

Wednesday 14 August • Great Peter House, Abbey Gardens, 2 Great College St, London SW1P 3SE


Sunday 1 September • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW

Contest: 170th British Open

Saturday 7 September • Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA

Chinnor Silver

July 23 • Require a Bass player (Bb or Eb), Bass trombone, Soprano cornet and Percussionist. We are a friendly, ambitious 2nd section band that will start 2025 at the top of their Regional league table. We are located in South Oxfordshire and have our own bandroom in Chinnor

Linthwaite Band

July 23 • We are a 4th section contesting Band, based on the outskirts of Huddersfield, and we currently have a vacancy for a tenor trombone, to complete our friendly team.

Thoresby Colliery Band

July 22 • Thoresby Colliery Band are inviting applications for a Baritone player.. We are at the top of tables for the 1st section Midlands Area, with a sensible calendar of concerts and contests.

Darren R. Hawken

PGdip, BMus(hons) PGCE, dipABRSM, LRSM
Conductor, Arranger, Teacher, Adjudicator, Band Trainer


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