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Tredegar accompanies Fountain excellence

November 13, 2021
The newly appointed principal trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra has renewed brass band links with Welsh Champion.


Busy time for Tredegar as they use Sage advice

November 10, 2021
The Welsh champion has been busy of late but won't be losing experience as they look forward to more exciting projects.


Global links for Tredegar Euph star

October 26, 2021
Welsh champion's Taiwanese euphonium star is building his teaching connections across the globe from his new home in South Wales.


Epic Tredegar connection in Amersham

October 23, 2021
Two banding organisations with a shared community ethos will link up later today for a musical showcase.


Tredegar ready for Epic link with Amersham

October 08, 2021
Two banding organisations with a community ethos at their heart will join forces later this month for an epic concert day.


Tredegar register positive Covid tests

October 07, 2021
The Welsh champion takes takes action after two members of the band register positive Covid-19 tests this week.


Westacott takes sop role at Tredegar

October 01, 2021
Robert Westacott returns to Tredegar to take on the sop role on the band's 'Heroes' challenge at the Royal Albert Hall.


Tredegar set for busy National weekend

September 23, 2021
Welsh champion will combine contest and concert appearances on the National Finals weekend.


Tredegar to record Vaughan Williams for Brass

September 08, 2021
Welsh champion to record iconic works for a new recording to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams.


Euphonium boost for Tredegar

August 29, 2021
The Welsh champion welcomes back their star euphonium player Yu-Han Yang.


Tredegar add to Wobplay Concert Series

August 06, 2021
The Welsh champion can be enjoyed in a specially recorded concert performance at the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea under Ian Porthouse — featuring guest soloist David Childs and four world premieres.


4BR Thursday Interview with Gareth Griffiths

June 10, 2021
4BR catches up with the principal trumpet of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra — a proud Welshman with a brass band background who has been enjoying life and music making on the island for the past 20 years and more.

Dark Arteries

Service call for bands on Radio 3

May 15, 2021
Composer Gavin Higgins and conductor Sam Harrison will join Radio 3 presenter Tom Service to discuss brass banding this weekend.


Vulpes Vulpes inspires Saggers to victory...

May 10, 2021
Composer Paul Saggers claims the prestigious O/Mordent Composer competition prize with a work inspired by the fantastic Mr Fox...


Death of Tredegar stalwart

April 14, 2021
The death has been announced of William 'Bill' Stokes — a stalwart committee member and supporter of Tredegar Band.


Tredegar aim for switch benefits on return to action

March 29, 2021
There will be changes in the personnel for the Welsh champion when they return to rehearsals.


Tredegar provides taster for FTBB Summer School

March 28, 2021
Welsh champion supports the Fermanagh/Tyrone Brass Band Summer School with some musical sparkle under MD Ian Porthouse.


Tredegar lead tribute to Legacy driving force

February 15, 2021
Welsh champion pays tribute to former politician and historian Hywel Francis who became an important supporter of the arts and the brass band movement in Wales.


Bursary boost for Tredegar player

February 15, 2021
Tredegar tenor horn player Jack Lythaby has been awarded a bursary to help him with his musical studies.


Matryoshka release for Tredegar star

February 06, 2021
Two new commissions dominate the debut CD release of Tredegar tenor horn star Ross Dunne.

Player of the Year

4BR Awards: 2020 Player of the Year

January 01, 2021
The winner is...


Tredegar link to provide extra compassion at Christmas

December 21, 2020
Welsh champion links with Compassionate Cymru to bring extra musical comfort for those in greatest need at Christmas.


Tredegar makes Beatles reunion

December 18, 2020
Welsh champion celebrates 40 years of innovative recordings with a CD re-release of a Beatles celebration...


Another Dream success for Yu-Han

December 13, 2020
Tredegar euphonium star Yu-Han Yang claims second international music title.


Welsh champion takes first steps back to rehearsal

November 27, 2020
Tredegar has taken the first small steps back to playing together by following the regulations and guidelines provided in Wales.

Ray Farr Flugels

10th anniversary sees two additions to Ray Farr Flugels

December 1 • Two new traditional models are added to the Ray Farr Flugel range to celebrate the company's 10th anniversary.


4BR Quiz: First day of Festive Fun

December 1 • You can get your hands on four great CDs from Brighouse & Rastrick, Cory, Grimethorpe and Tredegar if you can get your thinking caps on...


The sound of the Robin on Radio 3

December 1 • The sweet euphonium sound of Liz Lane's 'Robin, Robin' was heard on Radio 3 recently, played by Steven Mead and Brighouse & Rastrick Band.

Midlands Core

New venue for Midlands Area contest

November 30 • The Midlands Regional Championships will take place in a brand new venue in 2022

Regent Hall Concerts - The Band of the Grenadiers Guards

Friday 3 December • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London WC1 2 DJ


Saturday 4 December • St Andrew's Methodist Church . The Stow. Harlow CM20 3AF

VBS Poynton Brass Band - Christmas Concert

Sunday 5 December • Poynton Civic Centre SK12 1RB

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Sunday 5 December • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church St. London SE10 9BJ

Glossop Old Band - Besses o'th' Barn Band.

Sunday 5 December • Glossop Band Club, Derby Street, Glossop. SK13 8LP

Glossop Old Band

December 1 • GLOSSOP OLD BAND, 1st Section Midlands Area, are looking to recruit the following players with immediate effect. One experienced Front Row Cornet player, position negotiable. (Principal seat available to right applicant), Solo Trombone and Solo Baritone.

Staines Brass

November 30 • Staines Brass 1st Section are looking for , Solo Euphonium player to join our ranks. Our rehearsal nights are Thursday 8pm and we are based The Lammas Park, Staines, TW18 4XZ

The Marple Band

November 29 • Want a change of scene. We're a friendly group of 1st Section musicians who are looking for a Bb Bass player, variety of cornets(depending on experience), 2nd Horn, 2nd Trombone and kit percussion. We are currently preparing for NW Regionals.

Lt Col David Barringer MBE

BMus (Hons)
Conductor and adjudicator


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