Category Archive: News

Jun 02

Principal Cornet Vacancy

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The Tongwynlais Band are searching for a Principal Cornet player to join them ahead of their appearance at the National Finals in October and onwards into its next phase of its development.  The band is seeking a genuine musical leader as well as a strong individual performer to fill the end chair. As a band …

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May 18

Grand Finale to contest season

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The band’s appearance this weekend at the British open Spring Festival marked the end of the first half of the contesting season. A busy five months saw the band compete at the Band Cymru contest for Welsh medium broadcaster S4C, the Welsh Area and Grand Shield. The band successfully maintained its Grand Shield status, was …

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May 17

Thanks and farewell

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Following the appearance at the Grand Shield Contest the band bids farewell to in Principal Cornet player Harvey Rees. Harvey has been a member of the band for many years advancing through the ranks of the cornet section to take his place as the ‘end man’. Whilst seated in the band Harvey has also been …

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