March 2013
Jack Sewter has won the 2013 Richard Fice Award for Brass Musicians.  He will be presented with the £2,000 prize at CCVG's Brassed On concert in April.

December 2012
Congratulations to Jack Sewter who has been awarded a place at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama to study the horn.

December 2012
Congratulations to those Symphonic Brass members who have successfully auditioned for places in national ensembles.

Joe Evans - NYWOW

Robert Cunningham - NYBBW

Rhodri Skyrme - NYBBW 

Jack Sewter - NYWOW

Patrick Morris - NYBBW

Tom Downey - NYBBW

Gruffudd Thomas - NYOGB, NYWOW & NYCW


October 2012

Congratulations to Gruffudd Thomas (tuba) who has been awarded a place in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. He follows the footsteps of two former SB tuba players - Daniel Trodden and Nick Burke - as members of the NYOGB.

May 2012
Well done to Josh Pennar (trombone) who has gained a place to study at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

December 2011
Congratulations to those Symphonic Brass members who have successfully auditioned for places in national ensembles.

Ifor Evans - NYTCW

Joe Evans - NYWOW & NYBBW

Joshua Pennar - NYWOW

Gruffudd Thomas - NYTCW

Steven Sparkes - NYCW

Jack Sewter - NYWOW

Tom Downey - NYBBW

October 2011
Symphonic Brass will give the world premiere of Sea Dogs, a pirate tale for narrator, brass and percussion at the North Wales International Music Festival.  The music was written by leading Welsh composer, Gareth Wood and text by the poet, Francesca Kay.  Francesca will appear on stage with Symphonic Brass at St Asaph Cathedral to tell the story of Cap'n Exmark and Black Bart's Ghost.

 

June 2011
Congratulations to Rhodri Skyrme (trumpet) and Gruffudd Thomas (tuba) who have been awarded places in Symphonic Brass for the 2011/12 season.

April 2011
Symphonic Brass will share the stage with the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Luxembourg at a concert in Penarth on Thursday 14th April.  The NYWOL, under the direction of Francois Schammo, present an exciting programme that includes Steven Reineke's Fate of the Gods as well as solo items performed by euphonium soloist, Philippe Schwartz.

January 2011
Joshua Pennar has passed his grade 8 trombone exam with distinction.

December 2010
Congratulations to those Symphonic Brass members who have successfully auditioned for places in national ensembles.

Ifor Evans - NYTCW

Joe Evans - NYWOW

Simon Morris - NYCW

Joshua Pennar - NYWOW & NYJW

James Perons - NYWOW

Steven Sparkes - NYTCW