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Tredegar set to travel to royal centres of musical learning

June 13, 2024
Ian Porthouse to lead his band to the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal College of Music for concerts featuring Philip Sparke's Euro test-piece.


Sunshine, smiles and sunglasses launch BBE Brass Band Week

June 10, 2024
Hopefully it will be a week of great weather, music making and increased community profile from 6th — 14th July.


Reading ready for troms and Tred

June 08, 2024
The second weekend of British Bandsman Concert series performances takes place at Reading Town Hall today — from BONE-AFIDE and Tredegar Band.

Bandsman Series

Brass Band Week launches at Reading series

June 03, 2024
BBE's forthcoming Brass Band Week is being launched this weekend at the British Bandsmen concert series featuring BONE-AFIDE and Tredegar Band in Reading.


Horn return at Tredegar

June 02, 2024
Ross Dunne returns to Tredegar as the Welsh band prepares to say a fond farewell to a student stalwart.


Return signings for Tredegar

May 23, 2024
Tredegar Band welcomes back two former players to the ranks ahead of a busy schedule.

Tredegar Band

Holst anniversary to be celebrated with new recording

May 21, 2024
The 150th anniversary of the birth of Gustav Holst is being marked by a CD release by Tredegar Band featuring new editions of works.

Oliie Cordner

New cornet addition welcomed at Tredegar

April 16, 2024
Ahead of their European assault, Tredegar welcomes the signing of cornet player Ollie Cordner.


Triptych preview for Tredegar

March 14, 2024
The defending Welsh Champion will host Parc & Dare and Crosskeys Silver for a special Area preview evening in Tonyrefail on Friday evening.


Colour and style for Voigt recording with Tredegar

February 28, 2024
German horn student Anabel Voigt has taken to the studio with Welsh champion Tredegar to record works for her final year CD project.


Interview with Ian Porthouse and Matthias Hofs

January 31, 2024
4BR talks to Tredegar MD, Ian Porthouse and soloist Matthias Hofs at the 2024 RNCM International Brass Band Festival.


Youth connection as Tredegar kick start 2024

January 15, 2024
Welsh champion finds extra concert support with the youngsters of North Powys Youth Band as they start their 2024 concert season in mid-Wales.


New Year signings to make Newtown debuts with Tredegar

January 12, 2024
Welsh champion kick off a busy 2024 with new signings in the ranks


Tredegar look back as well as forward at awards night

January 09, 2024
The Welsh champion looked back on 2023 as well as forward to the new season at their recent awards night get together.


Ben and Em head for Oz

January 06, 2024
Tredegar baritone player Ben Stratford and partner Emily Brown head to Australia — although they will be keeping in touch with the Welsh champions.

Dewi Griffiths

Mercer & Barker welcomes Griffiths

December 13, 2023
Tredegar's principal cornet player Dewi Griffiths has been welcomed as a performance artist with Mercer & Barker Mouthpieces.

Alan Winstone

Death of Alan Winstone

November 02, 2023
The death has been announced of the former Tredegar Band principal cornet player Alan Winstone.


Closing date looms for Royal Philharmonic Society Awards

September 24, 2023
Nominations have to be in by 27th September for the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Awards.

St David's Hall

St David's Hall shuts due to safety checks

September 08, 2023
The Welsh venue that has hosted two European Championships and the recent Cardiff Singer of the World competition will close for four weeks to carry out concrete safety checks.


Musical link strengthened between Tredegar and Amersham

July 05, 2023
Two bands to continue to gain inspiration from the foundation of their work in the community and beyond.


Sky Arts Classical Music Award for Gavin Higgins' Concerto Grosso

July 03, 2023
Gavin Higgins' 'remarkable artistic collaboration' between the National Orchestra of Wales and Tredegar Band has won the 2023 South Bank Sky Arts Classical Music Award.


Tredegar develops composer connections

June 27, 2023
The Welsh champion continues to work with six composers as part of its project with the Vale of Glamorgan Contemporary Music Festival.


Higgins' Concerto Grosso nominated for South Bank Sky Arts Award

June 19, 2023
Gavin Higgins' 'Concerto Grosso for Brass Band and Orchestra' has been nominated for a Classical Music South Bank Sky Arts Award.


Goldscheider and Higgins link with Tredegar for London concert

June 08, 2023
Two of the UKs leading award winning artists link up with Welsh champion for their performance in the heart of London this weekend.


New solo horn at Tredegar

June 07, 2023
Jack Lythaby moves up to take on the solo horn role with the Welsh champion.


Brass Band heritage inspires new generation

July 15 • Youngsters in schools in Huddersfield have been supported to find out more about the global brass band heritage on their doorstep.

Chris Binns

Binns returns to Milnrow

July 13 • Christopher Binns returns to his musical starting point to take the conducting reins.

Amersham Band

Amersham prepares for festival celebration

July 13 • The Amersham Band organisation will working towards its inaugural Music Festival later this month.


Gates closed on exciting recording project

July 13 • The second part of an exciting recording project of the music of composer Dorothy Gates has just been completed with the help of Brighouse & Rastrick Band, Onyx Brass and Isobel Daws.


Sunday 14 July • Pemberton Old Wigan Brass Bands. Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan WN5 8DZ


Friday 19 July • Pemberton Old Wigan Band . Enfield Street,. Pemberton,. Wigan. WN5 8DZ

Barnsley Brass - Stephen Sykes, Principal Trombone of The Cory Band

Saturday 20 July • St Mary's Church, Kippax, Leeds LS25 7HF

Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Skelmanthorpe Band

Sunday 21 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW

Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Phoenix Brass

Sunday 28 July • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

July 13 • Our welcoming non-contesting band, based near Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, seeks: . Solo Euphonium . 1st Horn . Percussion, kit and tuned: we have a lovely pair of timps! . Solo Cornet to complete the front-row line-up. 2nd Cornet

Newtown Silver Band

July 12 • Musical Director. Following the retirement of our current Musical Director after 40 years of loyal service the band is seeking a new Musical Director to take the band forward. We are a 3rd section band with a busy programme and enthusiastic members. .

Epping Forest Band

July 12 • Required: We are a friendly 2nd section band in Essex. We are in need of a Tenor Horn , cornet (position negotiable) and a Kit player. We have our own band room and full percussion is provided

Jonathan Pippen

Conductor, Adjudicator, Trombone Soloist & Clinician


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