Mar 18

Top Tuba Team for Ton


Ahead of its assault on the Championship Section Area challenge to represent Wales at the National Finals and the European Brass Band Championship in 2018 Tongwynlais Band are pleased to announce their new EEb team Tuba signings of Andy Tossell and Anthony Bartley. The duo, who first performed together as part of the winning Welsh Open performance at Porthcawl and will now work together at Swansea’s Brangwyn Hall as signed players for the band.

Andy Tossell who makes a welcome return to the Tongwynlais Band room following a break to focus on his busy work schedule said, “It’s great to be back! Having worked hard with the Ton Team to establish the current band and its range of facilities I feel very much at home.” 

Joining Andy, is Anthony Bartley who having ‘depped’ on a number of occasions cements his association with the band. “Ton have made me feel very welcome since stepping in before Christmas and I’m really pleased to be able to play in a band alongside my partner Jo Hirst on Solo Trombone.”

Iestyn Davies, Chairman of the band said, “Andy and Anthony have slotted in well and have already shown the level of their musical and personal commitment to the band. I am looking forward to walking on stage with them as we return to the Brangwyn on Sunday.”