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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.
May 15, 2021
Composer Gavin Higgins and conductor Sam Harrison will join Radio 3 presenter Tom Service to discuss brass banding this weekend.
May 10, 2021
Composer Paul Saggers claims the prestigious O/Mordent Composer competition prize with a work inspired by the fantastic Mr Fox...
April 14, 2021
The death has been announced of William 'Bill' Stokes — a stalwart committee member and supporter of Tredegar Band.
March 29, 2021
There will be changes in the personnel for the Welsh champion when they return to rehearsals.
March 28, 2021
Welsh champion supports the Fermanagh/Tyrone Brass Band Summer School with some musical sparkle under MD Ian Porthouse.
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.
February 15, 2021
Tredegar tenor horn player Jack Lythaby has been awarded a bursary to help him with his musical studies.
February 06, 2021
Two new commissions dominate the debut CD release of Tredegar tenor horn star Ross Dunne.
January 01, 2021
The winner is...
December 21, 2020
Welsh champion links with Compassionate Cymru to bring extra musical comfort for those in greatest need at Christmas.
December 18, 2020
Welsh champion celebrates 40 years of innovative recordings with a CD re-release of a Beatles celebration...
December 13, 2020
Tredegar euphonium star Yu-Han Yang claims second international music title.
November 27, 2020
Tredegar has taken the first small steps back to playing together by following the regulations and guidelines provided in Wales.
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.
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.
October 05, 2020
Yu-Han Yang becomes the latest addition to Besson's International Performance Artist stable following a year of high profile success.
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.
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.
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.
June 10, 2020
Ian Porthouse enlists his son Harry to illustrate how to use vibrato correctly and incorrectly!
June 02, 2020
Another mini-masterclass to enjoy and implement to keep your playing in trim at home...
May 22, 2020
The Besson tenor horn artist talks about harnessing the right wind power...
May 16, 2020
4BR talks to the Tredegar MD following the announcement that he will be the recipient of the 2020 Iles Medal.
May 13, 2020
Ian Porthouse and Bramwell Tovey are the recipients of the 2020 Iles and Mortimer Medals from the Worshipful Company of Musicians.