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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...

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Recent news…

Don Collins interviewed by Harborough FM!
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Our chairman Don Collins has been interviewed by Harborough FM. He talks about the history of the band and how it came to be, and many other aspects of our band, including contesting and concerts. He also mentions the concert … Read More

Music for Youth 2016
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We’re absolutely delighted to have been invited to perform as part of the Schools’ Prom on Wed Nov 16th. See you there! This was a simply amazing event! Pictures etc coming soon!

Water Music!
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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!

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



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Youth Brass 2000 added 3 new photos.Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 7:15am

A mention in this month's British Bandsman following our performances at Brass in Concert.

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Youth Brass 2000Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 9:18am

Retweeted 4barsrest.com (@4barsrest):

2017 European Championship tests announced: Works by Kevin Houben, Bart Picqueur, Peter Graham and Sir Malcolm… https://t.co/CvgXlarYvt

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Youth Brass 2000Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 11:37pm

Now available on the BBC Radio iPlayer.

Includes Youth Brass 2000 performing Philip Sparke's 'Marcho Brioso', and ex band-member James Fountain, now Principal Trumpet at the Royal Philarmonic Orchestra, peforming with Peter Collins.


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Youth Brass 2000Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 9:12am

Youth Brass 2000 featured tonight on Listen to the Band, Recordings by Young Brass Award winners https://t.co/Rx2yNtZJ23

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Youth Brass 2000Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 8:45am

If you're one to stay up late, why not listen to this at 1130pm tonight as we should be featured during the programme.

It will also be available on the BBC Radio iPlayer, for a limited time, after it has been broadcast....