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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.


Van Looy makes recording link-up with Welsh Champion

July 05, 2019
Euphonium star Glenn Van Looy will be recording his latest CD with Welsh Champion Tredegar this weekend.


Tredegar to showcase Band of Year programme in Birmingham

June 19, 2019
The Welsh Champion will be showcasing their BrassPass 'Band of the Year' set in a joint concert also featuring major works by Gregson, Wilby and Edward Elgar.

Battle of the Bands

Our Lives gets second airing

June 02, 2019
The BBC1 'Our Lives' — Battle of the Bands programme will be aired for a second time later today.

Battle of the Bands

Prime time Battle of the Bands on BBC1

May 25, 2019
Prime time Bank Holiday television viewing on BBC1 on Monday will be the battle for the 2019 Welsh Regional title featuring Cory and Tredegar Bands...


Death of David Ruel

April 26, 2019
The death has has been reported of the highly respected David Ruel.


Silver threads link Tredegar to Dulais Valley

April 16, 2019
The Welsh Champion opens its doors to help inspire the rejuvenation in the pride of the Dulais Valley Silver Band.


Tredegar is one in a million

March 27, 2019
The newly crowned Welsh Champion is just recovering from the latest boost to its audience figures....

Tredegar Band players with MD Ian Porthouse

World Rankings — March update

March 20, 2019
Lots of movement throughout the rankings table following the round Regional Championships with Tredegar the biggest mover in the top 10 after their impressive win north Wales.


Tredegar to showcase Seascapes challenge

March 13, 2019
Ian Porthouse and Tredegar Band will be showcasing their preparations on Ray Steadman-Allen's set-work on Thursday evening.


Next generation and beyond at Tredegar

February 27, 2019
Welsh band adds a foundation step to its structure to safeguard its musical future.


Recital release for Davies

January 31, 2019
Tredegar horn star looks to broaden musical horizons with debut CD release.


A century of Palaces of Culture to be marked by special concert celebration

January 19, 2019
The centenary of the Miners' Welfare Movement that helped benefit countless lives of miners and their families in the UK is to be celebrated in a special concert led by Tredegar Band in south Wales later today.


Overseas visitors enjoy Childs history

December 30, 2018
Tredegar Band recently welcomed two visitors keen to find out more about its Childs family euphonium links.

Reg Vardy

Reg Vardy provides musical cheer to support charity work

January 17 • The Reg Vardy Band has helped to raise nearly £1300 to assist the wonderful work of the local Pact House charity in providing essential help to families over the Christmas period.


Multi million pound investment at home of famous Welsh band

January 17 • The home of one of the world's most famous brass bands is hoping to attract a £50 million investment to open its gates to 400,000 visitors a year.


Ultimate Big Band Toolkit launched

January 17 • Louis Dowdeswell and Callum Au launch a fantastic new guide to help players understand and perform in the Big Band genre — with 10% off for 4BR readers too!

Hepwroth Band

Hepworth starting to close in on fund raising target

January 17 • The Hepworth Band has been working hard to raise funds to help secure its musical future in the heart of its village.

Black Dyke Band - Brighouse & Rastrick, Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 27 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA

Contest: 100thSpring Festival

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

Contest: Whit Friday March Contests

Friday 28 May • Saddleworth & Tameside OL3

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

Chadderton Band

January 17 • 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.

Foss Dyke Band

January 1 • Front Row Cornet vacancy still up for grabs. Come and join Foss and enjoy our newly refurbished band room with newly appointed MD David Dernley. Foss Dyke are a 1st Section Band with a moderate contest and concert schedule.

Nicholas B. Hudson

Musician | Trombonist | Educator


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