• 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…

British Open 2018
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As there was no Entertainment Contest at Blackpool, we were sad that we wouldn’t be having our usual trip there this year! Don to the rescue though – he arranged our usual visit to St Chad’s hotel as part of … Read More

National Mineworkers’ Youth (Butlins) 2018
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A great time was had as ever at Butlins Skegness, but for us it was a case of deja vue – same result as last year! We played to our usual very high standard, but we were again pipped at … Read More

Year in Review
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Well, it’s that time again when we all look back over the last year and reflect on our achievements and look forward to what 2018 might bring. 2017 started with our regular January trip to the Butlin’s Mineworkers Championship in … Read More

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Youth Brass 2000 updated their cover photo.Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 7:55am
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Youth Brass 2000Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 6:57am

Now the dust has settled on our British Open title defence yesterday, it was fantastic to hear what the adjudicators thought of our performance:

4barsrest's report on 'Brass at the Guild' said:

"Sunday afternoon also saw plenty of super...

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Youth Brass 2000Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 7:33am

Very proud that we managed to retain the British Open Youth title at Preston today, that's 6 in a row! #BATG2018

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Youth Brass 2000 added 3 new photos.Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 8:05am

It was a case of 'deja vu' at today's Butlin's Youth contest.

Despite a great performance from the band, we were again pipped by the Bavarian 3BA Academy Band with their entertaining set based around a chaotic rehearsal. Congratulations to them.
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Youth Brass 2000Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 1:37am

A fantastic performance from the band, drawn number 1.

4barsrest said:

'Youth Section:
Jeans and co setting the marker
Youth Brass 2000 are setting a high standard for the rest to follow today. The clarity of their...