Conducting Biography

Glyn Williams is highly regarded as one of the Brass Band World's up and coming young Musical Directors.

He held the position of Professional Conductor at the Marsden Silver Prize Band from 2004 to 2015 with great contest success. Highlights were winning the 2004 First Section at Pontins and then the Championship Section in 2010, winning at the French Open in 2004, a consistent record of wins at the Whit Friday March Contests and other local March Contests and of course the Senior Cup wins of 2009 and 2011. Under Glyn's leadership the band had solid results in the Championship Section, including at the All England Masters Contests, the Scottish Open Championships and ofcourse the highly competetive Yorkshire Regional Championships.

Glyn has also appeared as guest conductor with other Championship Section Bands including Hepworth and Foden’s, and in October 2011 travelled to Norway where he spent a week with Molde Brass Band leading them to first place at the Maloy Entertainments Contest.

He was a nominee for Conductor of the Year on the internet Brass Band Magazine www.4barsrest.com at the end of 2005.

Since relocating to South Wales in 2015 Glyn has worked with the Lydbrook Band and most recently was appointed a resident conductor of the Aldbourne Band from Wiltshire, with whom he is already making his mark on the contesting scene with a win at the Wychavon Festival of Brass Championship Section in October 2021.