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Meet the MD

Our musical director is Glyn Rhys Davies. Glyn is a proud native of Garnswllt in Ammanford and was educated at Amman Valley Comprehensive before progressing to Cardiff University to study Music.

Following his successful academic phase, Glyn quickly progressed to a peripatetic role with the West Glamorgan Music Service where he teaches music instrumentation to school children in the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot districts. A very accomplished trombonist and musician in his own right, Glyn has performed with several brass bands across several sections including Ammanford; Tylerstown and the National Youth Brass Bands and Orchestras of Wales.

Glyn’s venture into Musical Direction saw him start at the Gwaun Cae Gurwen Band for 6 years. During that time they were promoted from the 4th section to the 2nd section in the National grading and were Champion Band of Wales in the 2nd Section in 2007, and finished as runners up twice. Glyn has been with Ammanford Town Silver Band since its reformation in April 2011. Ammanford were crowned Champion Band of Wales in the 3rd Section during 2012, and have qualified in consecutive years for the National 4th and 3rd Section Finals in 2013 and 2014 respectively and through his direction are now competing successfully in the 2nd Section within Wales.

A keen supporter of the Ospreys, Glyn also leads the Junior band and regularly identifies players from the Junior band to progress into the Senior band.