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Youth Brass 2000 Win the 2016 National Championships

Youth Brass 2000 complete the Grand Slam of British youth championships

What is Youth Brass 2000?

We are a multi award-winning youth brass band located in the English East Midlands. We rehearse on Sunday nights in Wilbarston, Northamptonshire and welcome young brass players of all abilities.

Can I book Youth Brass 2000?

Yes! We perform public concerts as well as fetes, garden parties and other private functions. We would be delighted to hear from you and arrange a concert for you.

What exactly is a brass band?

We thought you may be wondering this... A brass band is a unique ensemble that is composed entirely of brass instruments, and has been contributing to the sound of Britain for over 100 years.

Who is in Youth Brass 2000?

We are a band of brass players under the age of 19. There is no lower age limit, and we have had members who are 8 years' old previously. Our alumni have highly varied careers...

Come and see us in Concert!

Recent news…

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Water Music!This has got to be a first! Perhaps the band got a little overheated at their last concert? I doubt if “Valero” has ever been played in such a venue! A very wet end to our 2016 tour!

Archive Gallery!

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We’ve created an Archive page! Don has been digging around in his loft and has come up with photos dating well back to the early days of the band. They are all scanned photos, as they pre-date the digital picture … Read More

From the blog…

Blackpool – what a result!!!!!

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On the weekend of the 12th to 14th of February, the band travelled to Blackpool for the National Youth Entertainment Championships in attempt to reclaim the title as the most entertaining youth band in the country. After hours of rehearsing … Read More

Did you see the short 4barsrest interview at the 2016 Euro contest with Chris J, Siobhan and Becca? Click here if you missed it!

Upcoming Engagements

  • Sun 18 Sep 3pm


    Rushden Walled Garden, Rushden, Northamptonshire

  • Sun 16 Oct 6pm


    Wilbarston Village Hall
  • Sat 22 Oct 4pm


    St Dionysius Church, Market Harborough

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Youth Brass 2000 added 3 new photos.Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at 9:31pm

A hectic final day.

The last day of performances before the long journey home was a hectic one.

During the day, the band visited the nearby Movieland theme park and enjoyed the thrills and spills of the...

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Youth Brass 2000 added 3 new photos.Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 8:16pm

Well, that's what touring is about!

Last night's concert was again right on the edge of Lake Garda, in the walled town of Lazise, surrounded by restaurants.

A large and enthusiastic audience were treated to a top-drawer...

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Youth Brass 2000 at Lazise- Sul Lago Di Garda.Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 6:59am


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Youth Brass 2000 added 2 new photos.Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 6:32pm

And they say lightning never strikes twice!

Last night's concert was in Sermione, a lovely walled town on a narrow spit of land projecting into the lake from its southern shore.

The location was amazing, literally on the edge...

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Youth Brass 2000Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 12:49am

For a review of our concert last night, have a look at the Youth Brass 2000 facebook page.