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...
After 8 glorious years as Resident Musical Director of Youth Brass 2000, Cathy Fountain has finally decided to ‘hang up the baton’. Cathy was an integral part of the musical team at the multi-award winning band – alongside the incomparable … Read More
The Corby Lottery supports Youth Brass 2000, in that from each ticket purchased a small donation is made to our band. Not only is this an important source of income for us, but you might win a jackpot prize of … Read More
We are honoured and delighted to be able to announce that we have been selected as the very first “Youth Band in Residence” at the famous Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. We are very much looking forward to working with the Conservatoire … Read More
Winter Gardens, Blackpool, UK.
We are again proud to be representing England at the European Championships (Youth Section)
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
We are delighted to have been invited to play at Music for Youth. Click here to go to the MfY website for more details;.
All being well, we’ll be on stage at the Symphony Hall at 12 noon, then performing in the outside tent at 5pm – come and see us in action!
Oakham Bandstand, Oakham, Rutland, UK
Come to the park in Oakham and enjoy the sun as we play some of our favourite music.
Lake Garda, Italy
Rushden Walled Garden, Rushden, Northamptonshire
We have again been invited to play at this delightful outdoor venue. Bring your deckchairs and picnic and listen to our band play some of our favourite summer music!
Sun09Oct20166pm Wilbarston Village Hall Please note earlier time - now 6pm.
We are delighted to be performing a concert in our “home” at Wilbarston village hall. We try to do this each year as a sort of thankyou to the hall committee for housing us and a lot of our kit for the last 12 months!
Tickets available on the door – £5.50 adults, children 12-16 £2, accompanied children under 12 free.
Change of date – please note that this concert has now been brought forward 1 week to Sunday Oct 9th – 6pm start.
St Dionysius Church, Market HarboroughTickets are available to buy direct from the church office and Market Harborough music in town. Alternatively please contact Karen at Gildings Auctioneers on 01858410414 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve tickets and they can be paid for on the door. Side aisle and gallery seats are £6 and centre aisle are £8.
St Mary the Virgin church, Burton Latimer
Tickets £10 each, available from Mr Martin Turner
3, Shakespeare Drive, Burton Latimer,
Northants, NN15 5QT
phones – Mobile 07980434693 Home 01536 723497
Please make cheques payable to Mr M Turner.
Wed16Nov20167pm The Royal Albert Hall, London!
We’re absolutely over the moon to have been invited to play at the Schools’s Prom at the Royal Albert Hall on Nov 16th.
As winners of the National Youth Brass Band Entertainment Championships, Blackpool this year, we are invited to perform during the pre-results interval at the “Brass in Concert” contest. We will also be performing in the foyer area on Sat Nov 19th.