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Tredegar head to Newbury for next major performance

May 14, 2022
Tredegar will mix a little bit of fun into their preparations for a heavyweight musical programme at the Newbury Festival this weekend.


Porthouse victory in Brecon

May 05, 2022
17 year old Harry Porthosuse has claimed the honours in the first Youth Solo Competition Final hosted by The Band of The Prince of Wales


New soprano at Tredegar

May 04, 2022
Robert Westacott joins Tredegar following their acclaimed performances at the European Championships in Birmingham.


Double BBC Proms appearance for Tredegar

April 26, 2022
Tredegar Band will be featured in two BBC Proms performances this year at the Royal Albert Hall as the line-up for the iconic festival is announced.


Tredegar's classical collaboration aims to end children's musical isolation

April 07, 2022
An inventive musical link between Tredegar Band and the National Orchestra of Wales aims to help end community isolation and loneliness.

Ross Knight

Knight records Vaughan Williams Tuba Concerto

April 06, 2022
Scottish tuba star Ross Knight recently flew into Wales to record the iconic Vaughan Williams Tuba Concerto with Tredegar Band.


Barnett formula recognised at Tredegar

March 29, 2022
Tredegar Band has taken the opportunity to show its appreciation of one of its stalwart players.


Tredegar opens doors for Contest Music

March 17, 2022
The Welsh Area champion will be holding an open rehearsal ahead of its title defence this weekend in Swansea.


Recital profile for Tredegar star

March 09, 2022
Yu-Han Yang has made his first visit to the RNCM in Manchester to give a recital and masterclass to euphonium and baritone students.

Yu Hang Yang

Outreach performances trigger musical responses for Tredegar star

February 23, 2022
Tredegar euphonium star Yu-Han Yang has just enjoyed providing musical links to support the outreach work of the Musician's Company.


Busy schedule for Tredegar euph star

February 05, 2022
Yu-Hang Yang is widening his artistic profile with concert recitals and on-line teaching roles.

James Fountain

Friday interview with James Fountain

February 04, 2022
We chat to the principal trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra following the release of his critically acclaimed debut CD, 'Keep the Music Playing'.


Friday interview with Ian Porthouse

January 28, 2022
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to the Tredegar MD about the music to be featured by the Welsh Champion and guest soloist Peter Moore at the RNCM Brass Band Festival this weekend.


Tredegar put in Moore Shifts for RNCM appearance

January 27, 2022
The Welsh champion welcomed trombone star Peter Moore to their recent rehearsal ahead of their performance together at the RNCM Brass Band Festival.


Tredegar makes National link to help inspire next brass generation

January 22, 2022
The Welsh champion has linked up with the National Orchestra of Wales for an ongoing outreach programme that looks to inspire youngster to take up brass playing.


More Variations on VW to come for Tredegar

December 13, 2021
The Welsh Champion rounds off its year with the first part of a major Vaughan Williams recording project with ENO Music Director Martyn Brabbins.


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.

Rex Richardson

All that jazz and more...

May 21 • Two ensembles from Brass Band of Battle Creek made sure the local population was left in no doubt who was in town this weekend...


French Open maintains attraction

May 21 • The 26th French Open Championships will take place in the wonderful Loire Valley town of Amboise next month.


Sounds of Summer brass returns to Leeds

May 21 • The wonderful sounds of brass bands playing in public bandstands will be heard again in Leeds this year.


Double attraction at Oxford Contest

May 20 • There is something for both bands and composers to aim for at the Oxfordshire & District Brass Band Association Entertainment Contest later this year.

Perth Festival of the Arts - Tenebrae at Perth Festival of the Arts

Monday 23 May • St John's Kirk of Perth, St John's Place, Perth PH1 5SZ

Perth Festival of the Arts - Tommy Smith

Tuesday 24 May • St Ninian's Cathedral, North Methven Street, Perth PH1 5PP

Grimethorpe Colliery Band - Brassed Off Live at The Royal Albert Hall

Wednesday 25 May • Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London. SW7 2AP SW7 2AP

Perth Festival of the Arts - BBC Big Band at Perth Festival of the Arts

Wednesday 25 May • Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ

Perth Festival of the Arts - Opera Bohemia - Madama Butterfly

Thursday 26 May • Perth Theatre, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ

Chadderton Band

May 22 • Chadderton Band is a friendly non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections of the band. Come to one of our practices and meet the band you'll be very welcome.

Lydney Band

May 22 • Vacancies exist for a PERCUSSIONIST (position negotiable) and Bb BASS player. We are a 3rd section band (West of England), based in the Forest of Dean. Rehearsal: Friday evenings. Good travel links from Gloucester, South Wales and South Gloucestershire

Otley Brass Association

May 22 • Musical Director - Otley Brass Band. . Required:. Our enthusiastic, unregistered band is looking for a new MUSICAL DIRECTOR. Located in Otley to the North West of Leeds we rehearse on Tuesday Evenings from 1930-2145 at the Otley Courthouse

Ian Holmes

BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator


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