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November 27, 2020
Tredegar has taken the first small steps back to playing together by following the regulations and guidelines provided in Wales.
November 09, 2020
A superb performance of the Philip Wilby 'Euphonium Concerto' sees Yu-Han Yang claim the prestigious Jeju title and $8,000 first prize.
October 06, 2020
The BBC 'Our Lives' series will repeat its 'Battle of the Bands' programme looking at banding in Wales in the build up to the 2019 Welsh Regional Championship.
October 05, 2020
Yu-Han Yang becomes the latest addition to Besson's International Performance Artist stable following a year of high profile success.
September 04, 2020
This evening's episode sees the team of Philip Harper, Steven Mead and Roger Webster joined by the Tredegar Band pairing of Ian Porthouse and Dewi Griffiths.
August 28, 2020
Tredegar solo horn player Ross Dunne has built on the success of his recent 4BR mini masterclass series to launch his own-line tuition service.
August 12, 2020
Yu-Han Yang, the solo euphonium of Welsh champion, Tredegar, has reached the final of the prestigious Jeju International Brass Competition in Korea.
June 10, 2020
Ian Porthouse enlists his son Harry to illustrate how to use vibrato correctly and incorrectly!
June 02, 2020
Another mini-masterclass to enjoy and implement to keep your playing in trim at home...
May 22, 2020
The Besson tenor horn artist talks about harnessing the right wind power...
May 16, 2020
4BR talks to the Tredegar MD following the announcement that he will be the recipient of the 2020 Iles Medal.
May 13, 2020
Ian Porthouse and Bramwell Tovey are the recipients of the 2020 Iles and Mortimer Medals from the Worshipful Company of Musicians.
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.
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.
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.
April 07, 2020
The Porthouse pointers on how to improve your double and triple tonguing techniques
April 03, 2020
Ian Porthouse puts Harry through his daily practice paces — this time with the focus on articulation.
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
February 29, 2020
Tredegar retains Welsh title with section victories for BTM, Taff Vale, Seindorf Beaumaris and Cwmtawe in Swansea.
February 26, 2020
Welsh Champion opens its doors for two nights as they prepare for the defence of their title.
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.
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.
December 17, 2019
Yu-Han Yang becomes the new solo euphonium at Welsh Champion
November 14, 2019
Glenn Van Looy's latest CD release sees the Belgian star showcase three major concertos...
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.