• 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...

Come and see us in Concert!

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!

Upcoming Engagements

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Youth Brass 2000 updated their cover photo.Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 2:36am
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Youth Brass 2000 shared ITV Calendar's video.Saturday, June 24th, 2017 at 9:27pm

Good luck to Black Dyke Band on their performance at Glastonbury tomorrow morning!

One day, perhaps?


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Otis Holmes reports as the Black Dyke Band are getting ready to perform at #Glastonbury2017 for the first time in their 162-year history 🎺🎺🎺 More here: http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2017-06-24/brass-band-set-to-perform-at-glastonbury-festival/
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Youth Brass 2000 added 4 new photos.Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 8:05am

We had a fantastic time at The Core At Corby Cube last Saturday evening at the Corby Rotary Club's summer concert.

The first-half was a reprise of our take on 'West Side Story' which scooped the music prize at this year's Action...

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Youth Brass 2000 shared Big Smoke Brass's live video.Saturday, June 17th, 2017 at 7:47pm

Our players go on to do all sorts of things!

Have a look at this fantastic video of Big Smoke Brass featuring our former Principal Cornet, Adam Hebditch (in the braces, right of shot - nice!)

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Youth Brass 2000Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 6:27am

Why not join the most successful independent Youth Brass Band in Great Britain?

Visit our website at www.youthbrass2000.com for details on how to join, what we've been up to recently, and more information on the band.