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Ross Dunne

5 minute masterclass with Ross Dunne No: 2

June 02, 2020
Another mini-masterclass to enjoy and implement to keep your playing in trim at home...

Ross Dunne

5 minute masterclass with Ross Dunne

May 22, 2020
The Besson tenor horn artist talks about harnessing the right wind power...


Interview with Ian Porthouse

May 16, 2020
4BR talks to the Tredegar MD following the announcement that he will be the recipient of the 2020 Iles Medal.

Porthouse and Tovey

Porthouse and Tovey to receive Iles and Mortimer Medals

May 13, 2020
Ian Porthouse and Bramwell Tovey are the recipients of the 2020 Iles and Mortimer Medals from the Worshipful Company of Musicians.


Tredegar bake up potato link with Lucas for NHS

May 03, 2020
The Welsh champion links up with Little Britain star Matt Lucas for a special rendition of his charity fund raising song, 'Thank You Baked Potato' for the FeedNHS initiative.


Innsbruck Promenade Concert Series cancelled

April 21, 2020
The prestigious summer series of concerts at the famous Hofburg Imperial Palace have been cancelled — but will return once more in 2021.

Tredegar Band

World Rankings — April update

April 14, 2020
The latest update of the Band Supplies — 4barsrest.com World Rankings sees considerable change throughout the table following the busy contest season.


Porthouse Pointers No 3

April 07, 2020
The Porthouse pointers on how to improve your double and triple tonguing techniques

Ian Porthouse

Porthouse Pointers No 2

April 03, 2020
Ian Porthouse puts Harry through his daily practice paces — this time with the focus on articulation.


Welsh champion cancels concert performance

March 16, 2020
Tredegar Town Band has cancelled its concert that was to be held in Penarth this weekend due to the ongoing advice over the Coronavirus pandemic


Report & Results: 2020 Welsh Regional Championships

February 29, 2020
Tredegar retains Welsh title with section victories for BTM, Taff Vale, Seindorf Beaumaris and Cwmtawe in Swansea.


Double Tales for Tredegar

February 26, 2020
Welsh Champion opens its doors for two nights as they prepare for the defence of their title.


No more Mari Christmas at Tredegar

December 24, 2019
Welsh champion says a fond farewell to their Norwegian trombone player as they welcome a familiar face back to the ranks for 2020.


Porthouse enjoys Japanese inspiration

December 22, 2019
Ian Porthouse has been enjoying his first trip to Japan to carry on the inspirational brass band work of the great Richard Evans.


New solo euph at Tredegar

December 17, 2019
Yu-Han Yang becomes the new solo euphonium at Welsh Champion

Van Looy

Van Looy steps out for latest release

November 14, 2019
Glenn Van Looy's latest CD release sees the Belgian star showcase three major concertos...


Porthouse leads Lydney trainers young and old

October 31, 2019
Ian Porthouse and tutors from Welsh champion Tredegar lead a great training day for players of all ages and abilities in Lydney.

Tom Stoneman

Hands-on help for Royal Birmingham Conservatoire student

October 24, 2019
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire's MMus in Brass Band Conducting course has already proved its worth with first year student Tom Stoneman.


Change of Titan venue for Tredegar

October 11, 2019
There has been a last minute change of venue for the Welsh champions visit to Reading this evening.


Two Titans for Tredegar ahead of Albert Hall

October 08, 2019
The Welsh Champion will host two open rehearsals ahead of their Royal Albert Hall appearance.


Youngsters enjoy a spell of Guard duty...

September 24, 2019
Young players from the Tredegar and Ebbw Valley area have enjoyed some inspirational teaching from stars from the Band of the Welsh Guards...


Welsh Champion admits to being Brassic...

September 21, 2019
Tredegar Band enjoy the glamour of being Brassic in Bacup...

Welsh Guards

Tredegar link up with Welsh Guards for weekend of music

September 20, 2019
A special 'Pride of Wales' concert and free workshop sees the Welsh champion link up with the Band of the Welsh Guards.


Tredegar to showcase Dynasty challenge

September 04, 2019
The Welsh Area champion will showcase their British Open repertoire on Peter Graham's set-work ahead of their Symphony Hall challenge.


Patterson becomes Yamaha Artist

July 16, 2019
Tredegar solo euphonium joins the international list of Yamaha Performance Artists.


Foden's ready to welcome the world to Whit Friday

June 4 • The Foden's Band will host 79 bands from across the world for their virtual Whit Friday on-line competition — so sit back and enjoy a fantastic few hours of brass band music making...


Scottish Youth work towards virtual grand finale

June 4 • Composer Alan Fernie has been working with members of the National Youth Band of Scotland towards a fantastic musical finale for their virtual 2020 course.


Rong to reach out to global concert audience

June 4 • There is a chance to enjoy a free brass band concert from Rong Brass this weekend — introduced by a familiar face and featuring some great music.


Classic test-pieces revisited No 2: The Severn Suite

June 4 • Prof Stephen Allen takes an in depth look at Edward Elgar's 'The Severn Suite' to find yet more intrigue and debate about its inspiration...

Regent Hall Concerts - International Trombone Ensemble

Friday 5 June • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. (Opposite RESERVED). London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ

Foden's Band - Parr Hall, Warrington

Thursday 11 June • Pyramid Parr Hall, Palmyra Square S, Warrington WA1 1BL

Black Dyke Band - Halifax Minster

Thursday 11 June • The Causeway, Halifax HX1 1QL

Black Dyke Band - Black Dyke Arts Festival

Sunday 21 June • The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AD

Foden's Band - Prescot Festival

Friday 26 June • Prescot Church,, Church St, Prescot L34 3LA

Deepcar Brass Band

May 23 • Deepcar Band has a vacancy for a MUSICAL DIRECTOR. We are a 3rd section contesting band, rehearsing Monday & Friday nights.Our bandroom is equal distance to Sheffield, Barnsley & Huddersfield.

Chadderton Band

May 21 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections + EUPH and percussion. Come along to one of our rehearsals.

Forest of Dean Brass

May 21 • We are currently looking for a Euphonium and Front Row Cornet to join our friendly and ambitious 1st Section Band. We undertake a broad range of activities from supporting community events, charities and Contests, coming 3rd at the West of England Areas.

Morgan Griffiths

Dip. Performance
Conductor, Peripatetic Music Teacher, Lower brass specialist


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