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Angharad Jones

The band wishes Angharad all the very best for the future as she begins life in New Zealand having relocated there between Christmas and New Year. Please keep in touch Annie.

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2013, our 90th year

2013 was a great year for the band, with a win in the Third Section at the Welsh Regional Championships in March followed by an appearance at the National Finals in September. The band were also placed fourth at Ebbw Vale and second at Blaenavon. Three players won instrumentalist awards during the year: Owen Williams [...]

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Child Protection Letter for Parents

The document is attached below:
Child Protection Letter.

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Blaenavon Contest

The band are very pleased to have been placed second at Blaenavon in the third section yesterday! We would also like to congratulate our principal cornet player, Rebekah Naomi Noons, for achieving the best instrumentalist award – very well deserved!

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Welsh Regional Championships – Result!

Severn Tunnel Band are thrilled to have won the Welsh Regional Championships in the third section! Congratulations to the principle trombone player Owen Williams for winning the best instrumentalist award. A special thanks to Christopher Bond for very successfully conducting us in his first contest with the band, and very well done to everyone [...]

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Swansea Rehearsal Schedule

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Christopher Bond

We are pleased to welcome Christopher Bond as the new conductor of the Severn Tunnel Band. Currently a student at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Christopher (born Cornwall 1992) studies under John Hardy and Dr. Robert Spearing. Christopher who has composed and arranged music for many different ensembles ranging from solo works to [...]

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We have moved

The Severn Tunnel Band now holds their rehearsals at the ASDA Distribution Centre, Chepstow. The Band is delighted with the new rehearsal facilities, which have been made available to them at the Centre as a part of ASDA’s Community Life initiative.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Caldicot Rugby Club for all [...]

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Josh Ruck

It is with regret that we announce the resignation of Josh as conductor. We thank him for his hard work and commitment over the last eighteen months culminating in our appearance at the National Finals. We wish Josh every success for the future.

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Rehearsals for National Finals

Saturday 15th September
2-3PM: Back row cornets
3-4PM: Front row cornets
4-5PM: Baritones and Euphoniums
5-6PM: Horns
At Portskewett Church Hall
Sunday 16th September
3-4PM: Basses
4-5PM: Trombones
5-6PM: Full band
At Portskewett Church Hall
Tuesday 18th September
7.30-9PM: Full band
At Asda, Chepstow
Wednesday 19th September
6.30-7.30PM: Percussion
7.30-9PM: Full band
At Caldicot Choir Hall
Friday 21st September
7.30-9PM: Full band
At Caldicot Choir Hall

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