Monthly Archives: May 2019

Annual Awards

The recipients of the annual awards in memory of two of our past players were Nigel Baldwin (trombone) and Gwion Phillips (percussion). Certificates were presented by our Chairman Graham Showell. The band wants to recognise the dedication and services they both have given to the band over the past year. Gwion has taken over the […]

Brass Extravaganza Review

Preparations had been made and Penglais School had been set up ready for the participants to arrive. The day started at 10.00 am with soloists up to 11 year of age, continuing right up to 21 years of age. A total of 24 young people played to a very high standard. Almost 40 youngsters took […]

Aberystwyth 700

Heather found an old cassette tape (pictures below if you don’t know what these are!) of an old Aberystwyth Silver Band recording. Back in 1983, the town council came up with the idea to hold a Festival and commissioned local composer Michael J Lewis ( to compose a Festival March.Aberystwyth Silver Band recorded this one […]