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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…

Butlins Mineworkers’ 2017
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We made our annual trip to Skegness again this year, and the threat of snow didn’t materialise! Our performance of Philip Harper’s Beyond the Tamar received highly positive reviews, but a ninth Mineworkers title eluded us as we were pipped … Read More

Youth Brass 2000 – 4 Bars Rest “Youth Band of the Year”!
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Against a formidable lineup, we have been crowned “Youth Band of the Year” by the well-known online brass magazine, 4barsrest! click here to go to the 4barsrest site where all the winners of the various sections are listed.

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

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 2000Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 7:46pm

Congratulations to all the bands who took part in the Youth and Unregistered Sections at Butlins Mineworkers Open National Brass Band Festival yesterday, but particularly to BJBB - Bayerische Jugend Brass Band on their victory.

We hope you enjoyed the English hospitality,...

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Youth Brass 2000Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 7:08pm

Well done to @VirtuosiGUSBand on your fantastic victory at @Butlins. Special mention to the @YouthBrass2000 players and our MD, Chris Jeans

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Youth Brass 2000Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 3:25am

A glowing review of our former player, Thomas Fountain's, most recent guest soloist performance.

Great to see our former players go on to develop their musical careers.