*
banner

Page 1 of 10

Bevan

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.


Lythaby

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.


Dunne

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...


tRedeagr

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

Tredegar makes Beatles reunion

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


yUhAN

Another Dream success for Yu-Han

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


Tredegar

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.


Yuhang

Tredegar euph star claims Jeju International crown

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.


Tredegar

BBC to repeat Battle of the Bands

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.


Tredegar

Besson welcomes Tredegar euph star

October 05, 2020
Yu-Han Yang becomes the latest addition to Besson's International Performance Artist stable following a year of high profile success.


Tredeagr

Tredegar duo feature on Besson Fridays at Home

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.


Ross Dunne

Dunne takes on teaching role

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.


Tredegar Band

Tredegar euph star reaches Jeju final

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.


Porthouse

Porthouse Pointers No 4

June 10, 2020
Ian Porthouse enlists his son Harry to illustrate how to use vibrato correctly and incorrectly!


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...


Porthouse

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.


Tredeagr

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.


Lyaland

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.


Pointers

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.


tred

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




sHEONA

Sheona Wade takes new role with Adjudicator's Association

March 5 • Tenor horn star becomes the Vice-Chairperson of the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators.


Strata

Getting closer...

March 5 • Players are starting to see the light when it comes to future contest performance opportunities...


Covid

Encouraging findings with latest Covid-19 research

March 4 • The preliminary findings of joint research offers further hope for performers and audiences alike.


Money

General positives for Arts budget help

March 4 • The latest Government budget help for the arts sector has gained a generally positive response — although there remains concern that self employed musicians are still losing out.


Contest: 100thSpring Festival

Saturday 8 May • 97 Church St, Blackpool, FY1 1HL


Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP


The Marple Band

March 2 • Are you looking for a change of scene after lockdown has ended. The Marple Band are a friendly group of 1st Section musicians who are looking for an Eb Bass and Bb Bass player and tutti cornets.


Crewe Brass

February 26 • Following the Government announcement, Crewe Brass are looking to resume COVID compliant rehearsals in the summer. We are looking for a Tuned Percussionist. We have all the gear & instruments and need someone to play them !! They are here waiting for you.


Chadderton Band

February 25 • Chadderton Band is a very friendly non contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are looking for players of any age and ability on all sections of the band + EUPH Drums. Please come along to one of our rehearsals give us a try.


Steve Pritchard-Jones

FTCL LTCL LDBBA DipMusEd GMus QTS NPQH
Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher


               

 © 2021 4barsrest.com Ltd