Tredegar Town Band is delighted to announce that Stephen Sykes has accepted the position of principal trombone. Stephen is currently the BBC Radio 2 young brass soloist 2009, is the winner of many other prestigious solo awards and is ex Principle Trombone of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Stephens’s first performance with the band takes place this Saturday, 20th, 7pm start at Shrewsbury Abbey. Special guests will be the Shropshire Youth Band who will join Tredegar to perform Phillip Sparkes Suite from Hymn of the Highlands as the finale to what should prove to be a fantastic evening of music in a superb venue. Full details can be seen at http://tredegartownband.org/news/54-new-principle-trombone-arrives and shortly on WWW.4barsrest.com/news Tickets are available from the Abbey, myself and also on the door.