Evan Richards, musician with a connection to Wales (Rhondda, Cwm)
Among the foremost of conductor's, music teacher's and personality's in the British brass band world. He has personally trained many of today's leading musicians in all fields, from voice to instrumentation. His achievements go far beyond Wales. He personally taught Leighton Rich (First holder of the 'Mortimer Award') as a young lad. His music theory teaching is rightly considered to be peerless, he is probably the finest and most knowledgeable of modern brass band teaching methods.
Connection: Lives in Cwmparc Rhondda.