Coat of Arms of David Davies     The Parc & Dare Band

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In 1962 the Treorchy Youth Band were the first ever youth band to compete in the Championship section of the National Finals at the Albert Hall. In 1965 the band amalgamated with the Parc & Dare Band  ( everybody was getting too old for the Youth Band!)

Below is a copy of the itinery of events that was draw up for the trip to London

prog1962.jpg (113024 bytes)  The contest day program.

Some photos of the Band -
Back row ( M Fowler, John Pugh, Doug Pugh, Glyn Morgan, Percy Griffiths ( Headmaster), John Pickin, B Price, C Jerimiah)
3rd row (G Fitzpatrick, R Hearn, J Boundy, Phil Morgan, Billy Glass, Trevor Herbert, J Clark, D Skym)
2nd row (P Holvey, D Jones, Derek Jones, Malcolm Pickin, M Pugh, R Jones, A Evans, G Curtis)
Front row (Alun Morgan, G Thomas, H Evans, Ieun Morgan, P Griffiths, G Davies, B Hughes)

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And another:-

Conductor  Ieuan Morgan

Principal cornet: M. Pickin - rest of front row: M Pugh, A Evans, R Jones, G Curtis.
Sop: G Fitzpatrick, Flugel: D Skym, Rep: D Jones, 2nd Cornets: P Holvey, D Jones, 3rd Cornet: M Fowler.
Euphs: H Evans, P Griffiths, Bari's: R Hearn, J Boundy, Troms: P Morgan, T Herbert, B Glass, J Clark.
Basses Bb: B Hughes, A Morgan, Basses Eb: R Thomas, G Davies.

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