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New leadership at Tredegar

March 10, 2023
Management changes at Tredegar sees a new Chairperson at the helm to drive further artistic success.


Huge RPS accolade for Higgins' Concerto Grosso

March 02, 2023
Gavin Higgins' 'Concerto Grosso for Brass Band and Orchestra' has won one of the most prestigious awards in UK classical music.


Working 90th birthday for Buckley

February 18, 2023
C Brian Buckley celebrated his 90th birthday this week by doing what he enjoys best — putting something back into the brass band movement.


Tredegar to work with composers for contemporary festival

February 07, 2023
Six composers will work with Tredegar Band and the Vale of Glamorgan Festival to add new contemporary works for the medium.


Last bars of inspiration for Tredegar

February 01, 2023
There is still time to get your vote in to help support Tredegar Band claim the RPS 'Inspiration Award'.


RPS Award nomination for Higgins' 'Concerto Grosso for Brass Band and Orchestra'

January 26, 2023
Gavin Higgins' immense work is nominated for a Royal Philharmonic Society Award — whilst conductor Martyn Brabbins and soloist Nardus Williams also gain recognition for their work.


Fountain and Tredegar ready for Concerto link

January 24, 2023
The principal trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra is looking forward to performing the famous Hummel 'Trumpet Concerto' with Tredegar Band at the RNCM Brass Band Festival this weekend.


Whit welcome for Collins at Tredegar

January 17, 2023
Composer Dave Collins enjoyed his recent visit up to Tredegar to hear the first performance of his new Whit Friday march.


Tredegar looks towards Fountain link at RNCM boosted by new signing

January 12, 2023
Tredegar returned to the New Year with Fountain focus for the RNCM and a new tuba player to add to the team.


Double celebrations for Fountain and Tredegar

December 30, 2022
'Keep the Music Playing' and 'Vaughan Williams on Brass' claim a memorable double triumph with 4BR and BBW award accolades.


2022 4BR Contest Performance of the Year

December 25, 2022
Tredegar's stunning rendition of 'So Spoke Albion' by Gavin Higgins has been voted as the contest performance of the year.

cd of the year

2022 4BR CD of the Year

December 25, 2022
The superb celebration of the brass music of Vaughan Williams by Tredegar Band conducted by Martyn Brabbins and Ian Porthouse is the CD of the Year.


Royal Philharmonic Society Award nomination for Tredegar Band

December 15, 2022
The artistic achievements of Tredegar Band in 2022 sees them nominated for the Royal Philharmonic Society 'Inspiration Award'.


On the fourth day of Christmas...

December 04, 2022
Tredegar signed a new euphonium player...


Tredegar pick up a penguin for BiC weekend .

November 18, 2022
From the Proms in London to the penguins of Antarctica via the Sage Gateshead and a premiere trip to Durham for Ian Porthouse and his band this weekend.

Sion Jones

New euph signing at Tredegar

October 27, 2022
Sion Rhys Jones returns on solo euphonium to Tredegar.


Dunne to tell his mental health story

October 25, 2022
A new regular blog will see the award winning tenor horn player Ross Dunne tell his mental health story to help others.

Van Looy

Tredegar add to star quality for National challenge

October 13, 2022
Euphonium virtuoso Glenn Van Looy returns to Tredegar to help with their Hyperlink Albert Hall challenge.


Tredegar sign Young Musician winner

October 11, 2022
The newly crowned BBC Young Musician 2002 award winner.

Mental Health

World Mental Health Day

October 10, 2022
The importance of raising awareness and advocacy for mental health and well-being has been championed through the focus of brass bands by Gavin Higgins and Tabby Kerwin on Radio 3.


Tredegar to head back to Amersham for musical inspiration

September 23, 2022
The connection between the progressive organisations will be strengthened this weekend when they team up for workshops and a gala concert.


Tredegar ready for road trips

September 16, 2022
Tredegar will head to Stroud and Amersham over the next two weeks as well as adding new high profile concerts to their 2023 diary.


Valentin day for Tredegar at Open

September 03, 2022
Tredegar announces player changes ahead of their British Open challenge at Symphony Hall.


Tredegar continues to make high profile mark with CD release

August 20, 2022
'Vaughan Williams on Brass' continues to make a high profile mark in the charts with sales boosted by critical acclaim.


Further classical success for Tredegar

August 13, 2022
Following their appearance at the Proms Tredegar's 'Vaughan Williams' CD enters the UK's official classical music charts at number 2 within a week of its release.


Report & Results: 2023 Scottish Youth, Solo & Ensemble Championships

March 29 • There was plenty of gold on show in Bellshill as a host of talented Scottish youngsters showcased their talents.


European Youth Band representatives set for Malmo

March 29 • The players who will perform in Malmo as part of the 19th European Youth Band have been announced.


ConsTest Open ready to welcome bands to Brum

March 29 • The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire will host the inaugural ConsTest Birmingham Open Brass Band Competition on Saturday with 14 bands taking part.


Donaldson signs for Reg Vardy

March 29 • One of the most experienced top flight soprano players adds Reg Vardy to his CV.

Regent Hall Concerts - Regent Hall Salvation Army Band

Tuesday 28 March • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ

Regent Hall Concerts - Band of the Scots Guards Brass Ensemble

Friday 31 March • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London

Regent Hall Concerts - The Cory Band

Saturday 1 April • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C2DJ

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band - Occasions Singers

Saturday 1 April • Loddon Hall, Twyford RG10 9JA

Boarshurst Silver Band - Dobcross Youth Band

Sunday 2 April • Boarshurst Band Club. Greenbridge Lane. Greenfield. Saddleworth OL3 7EW

Leicestershire Co-op Band

March 27 • SOLO HORN VACANCY. The Leicestershire Co-op Band are looking to recruit a Solo Horn player. We are a hard working, ambitious and sociable band, based in North West Leicestershire. We have a varied concert and contest schedule.

Concert Brass Poynton

March 27 • A change from contesting? Concert Brass Poynton seek a few additional players including a Bb Bass & additional Tenor Trombone and a Front Row Cornet. Not a learner band. Higher section players should enjoy our rehearsals.

Concert Brass Poynton

March 27 • Required: A change from contesting? Concert Brass Poynton seek a few, additional players, including a Bb Bass & additional Tenor and a Bass Trombone, Plus a Front Row Cornet. We are NOT a learner band. Higher section players should enjoy our rehearsals.

Dr Brett Baker

BSc (Hons), ARCM, PG Dip
Marketing Lead, Denis Wick & Alliance Products; Artist at Michael Rath Instruments


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