• Welcome to Youth Brass 2000!
  • British Youth Champion Band 2017
  • 4 Bars Rest Youth Band of the Year!
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Youth Brass 2000 come 2nd in the European Championships

European runners up for the third year in a row, just 1 mark behind Young Brass Band Willebroek!

Youth Brass 2000 Win the 2017 National Championships

Youth Brass 2000 defend their National title for an unprecedented 3rd consecutive year!

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…

European Youth Championships 2017 – runner up!
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Having won the UK National Championships in 2016, we were invited to take part in the European Championships in Ostend, Belgium. Performing Peter Graham’s classic set work Dimensions we were on our best form, with outstanding contributions from all members … Read More

A message from our Artistic Director – Chris Jeans
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On 2nd April 2017, we successfully defended our title at the National Youth Championships of Great Britain. Below is a message from our Artistic Director – Chris Jeans following this fabulous result… I am so proud of every member of … Read More

British National Champions 2017!
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On 2nd April 2017, we successfully defended our title at the National Youth Championships of Great Britain. This was our third successful title defence in a row and an unprecedented fourth consecutive win, meaning we have been the continuously reigning … 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!

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Youth Brass 2000 shared The Bands of HM Royal Marines (Official)'s video.Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at 8:21pm

It's always great to see what our former players get up to after leaving the band.

Eleanor Bateman, former Youth Brass 2000 bass trombone player, has recently passed her Initial Military Training with The Bands of HM Royal Marines (Official).

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The Bands of HM Royal Marines (Official)
Troop 1/17 have now passed Initial Military Training at Commando Training Centre Royal Marines and are preparing to join the Royal Marines School of Music in Portsmouth. From there they will receive the professional training required to join one of the five Royal Marines Bands.
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Youth Brass 2000Sunday, November 26th, 2017 at 12:51am

Sad, if it's true.

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Youth Brass 2000Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 6:54am

Listen from 43:50 for a rare 'appearance' of brass bands on mainstream radio!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09fj9k3

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Youth Brass 2000Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 6:40am

Fact of the day - Chris Jeans is our Artistic Director! https://t.co/wpoFx076Bf