On Saturday 9th March, the Community Hall in New Radnor will resound to the sound of Pedwar Bones, a Cardiff-based quartet of undergraduates from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama’s wind department.

With a programme that will have something to please everyone, the ensemble will be showcasing the endless capabilities of the trombone with a glorious mix of original pieces and arrangements, ranging from the 16th to the 21st centuries. This includes composers as diverse as Thomas Tallis and Henry Mancini, plus a piece recently commissioned for the group which will be first aired in the concert before being taken on to other venues.

Mary Tolhurst speaking for Music in New Radnor says “Four trombones on the same platform isn’t something we see every day. We are delighted to be able to stage a student concert again – the first since the pandemic and a marvellous opportunity to see young performers on the brink of their musical careers. Students from the RWCMD are internationally renowned and many go on to great things after university. Pedwar Bones recently represented the RWCMD at the ‘Brass Spectacular’ concert, commemorating the life of Phillip Jones and featuring the rising stars of brass playing.”

New Radnor is 7 miles west of Kington on the A44. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30 start. Tickets are £15 (under 14s £3) and can be reserved in advance from 01544 350746 / 07493 940683.