May 8, 2016

Usk Band recently competed at the SEWBBA Welsh League contest 3rd Section, in Merthyr Tydfil. The band played a testing piece titled 'Fantasy for Brass Band'. The band's performance certainly found favour with the adjudicator Glyn Williams, as he award the band first p...

March 27, 2016

 

The band certainly embraced the challenge of stepping into 3rd Section Nationally with a strong result in Swansea. 

 

Six bands locked horns to battle it out, playing a 'Cambrian Suite' by Michael Ball. The standard was very high and adjudicator David Hirst mentioned th...

December 18, 2015

Many of you may know that a handful of Usk Brass Band members also play for a group based in Usk called 'The Valves'. 

 

On December 12th, they performed a charity concert in the British Legion, Usk for two fantastic causes.

 

The night was a resounding success and was org...

September 21, 2015

Please find below what both judges remarked about our performance at the finals:

 

Glyn Williams:

 

Stylish Baritone and Cornets support well. Good Bass and the music flows well from A. Super Euph and all is under control. Great solo lines from D. F has so much energy and...

September 21, 2015

 This weekend Usk Brass Band were crowned the National Champions of Great Britain, 4th Section. This is in addition to the already titled Champion Band of Wales 2015. 

This is a momentous achievement for the band, who until relatively recently hadn't been co...

September 11, 2015

There will be mixed emotions for Usk Band when they take to the stage at the Fourth Section National Finals in Cheltenham next weekend.

 

It will be the last time that six of their young players will perform with the Welsh champion before they start on exciting new caree...

September 9, 2015

 

Why not come and listen to the band before we take to the stage at the National Finals of Great Britain?

 

The band are looking forward to the finals, which will be held at Cheltenham Racecourse, and is holding an open rehearsal on it's testpiece titled 'Visions'. It is...

April 18, 2015

Following an extremely successful Area contest, Usk are looking to recruit new players. We currently have vacancies for:

 

Trombone

Cornet

Bb Bass

Percussion

 

 

All players are welcome, internal moves considered. Why not come along for a blow, for more information please cont...

March 28, 2015

On March 22nd, Usk were crowned Welsh Regional Champions of the 4th Section with a fantastic performance of ‘An English Pastorale' composed by Dean Jones. The band fought off some very tough competition to take the title. Adjudicator Glyn Williams praised the band's co...

July 5, 2014

 

Usk Brass Band are performing their popular annual Summer Concert A Summer Showcase in the Memorial Hall, Usk, at 6pm on Saturday 12th July.

The highlight of Usk Band’s summer calendar is their Summer Concert. Every year it has a theme. In the past it has been t...

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