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David Imms

More gallery portraits to be produced at Albert Hall

October 13, 2017
One of the UKs leading reportage photographers will be taken post performance portraits of players and conductors for possible inclusion in an exhibition for a leading advertising agency.

Glenn Van Looy

Van Looy to premiere autobiographical concerto with a twist

October 11, 2017
A brand new concerto from the pen of Swiss composer Ludovic Neurohr will see euphonium star Glenn Van Looy take an innovative time line musical journey.


Tredegar welcome new duo

October 10, 2017
Welsh qualifiers take to Albert Hall stage with two new signings in their Gallery ranks.


Tredegar crack the history code

September 3, 2017
A handy bit of 21st century technology will help visitors to Welsh band enjoy 170 years of history.

Dewi Griffiths

New spotlight roles for Griffiths

August 5, 2017
Tredegar principal cornet Dewi Griffiths has swapped the solo spotlight for those of the television studio as takes on a double role at the Welsh National Eisteddfod in Anglesey.


Musical heritage to be recorded at Tredegar

July 15, 2017
Works that stretch back to 1879 are to be recorded by Tredegar Band as part of their ongoing Heritage Lottery Fund project.

Mike Tilley

Death of Mike Tilley

July 13, 2017
The death has been reported of the former Tredegar and Sun Life trombonist Mike Tilley.


Tredegar welcomes Winder return

July 8, 2017
Tredegar announce the return of flugel star Danny Winder as David James relinquishes role due to work commitments.


Tredegar help celebrate a diamond geezer

July 3, 2017
The life and work of the great Welsh politician Aneurin Bevan was celebrated in Tredegar with the help of an unearthed musical gem.

Ian Stoutzker with Ian Porthouse

90 foot drop reveals Tredegar surprise

June 24, 2017
Tredegar's 2017 Arts & Business Cymru Awards appearance certainly came with a bit of a surprise.

Liz Lane

Tredegar look to past, present and future in Birmingham

June 18, 2017
Major compositions by Liz Lane, Dorothy Gates, Oliver Waespi, Gareth Wood and Herbert Howells form part of the latest partnership concert link between Tredegar and Birmingham Conservatoire.


Tredegar enjoy their spell of military service

June 15, 2017
A successful musical link between civilian and military banding was rounded off in style at Kneller Hall on the weekend.


Concentrated Army training for Tredegar

June 9, 2017
Tredegar Band has linked up with the Corps of Army Music at Kneller Hall for some concentrated training and playing.

Isabella Hauser

Austrian link connects to Tredegar

June 6, 2017
The musical link between Tredegar and Brass Band Oberosterreich was connected up again with the visit of cornet player Isabella Hauser to South Wales.


Tredegar makes Hay whilst the sun shines

May 29, 2017
An ensemble from Tredegar Band will be featured live on the Radio 3 Flagship arts programme 'In Tune' from the influential Hay Festival later today.


In Place of Fear inspires major work for Tredegar

May 26, 2017
A major commission inspired by one of the most important political figures of the 20th century is set to send a musical projectile out from Tredegar.


Tredegar enjoys their bit of Talent spotting...

May 21, 2017
Tredegar's well earned reputation for trying something a bit different has been put to the test again — this time thanks to Simon Cowell.

Band Stratford with Tredegar MD Ian Porthouse

Tredegar sign Stratford for Euro push

April 5, 2017
Ben Stratford makes the solo baritone move from Flowers to Tredegar in time for European debut in Ostend.

Ian Porthouse and Brian Buckley

New Presidential address at Tredegar

March 23, 2017
The highly respected conductor and adjudicator C Brian Buckley has become the new President of Tredegar Band.


Major heritage boost for Tredegar

March 17, 2017
The 170 year social and musical history of Tredegar Band is to be celebrated with the help of a major Heritage Lottery Fund grant.

Strata Brass -

Wednesday 13 December • Rockingham Centre,Sheffield Road,Hoyland Common,Nr Barnsley S74 1DQ

South London Fellowship Band -

Wednesday 13 December • John Lewis Department Store. Bluewater. Kent DA9 9SA

Black Dyke Band - Queensbury Parish Church

Thursday 14 December • Queensbury Parish Church Halifax Road Queensbury BD13

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Thursday 14 December • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church Street. London. SE10 9BJ SE10 9BJ

Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Emmanual Church

Thursday 14 December • Huddersfield Rd, Barnsley S75 1DT

Rhyl Silver Band

December 12 • We have vacancies in our training band who have engagements in their own right.. We would welcome cornets, horn and basses.. Just check us out.

Rhyl Silver Band

December 12 • A friendly North Wales Band based has various vacancies due to a rebuild under our new MD Mr Alan Milnes.. We require front row cornets, back row cornets, solo horn, 2nd trombone and bass.. Come on give us a call.

Garforth Brass

December 12 • Really URGENT final call for anyone who can help us out for the Regional competition at Huddersfield on Saturday, 3rd March! As entries need to be in by the end of the year we need a strong Bb bass player to give us a fighting chance in the World Tour!

Darren R. Hawken

PGdip, BMus(hons) PGCE, dipABRSM, LRSM
Conductor, Arranger, Teacher, Adjudicator, Band Trainer