• Welcome to Youth Brass 2000!
  • European Youth Champions 2018!
  • We won the National Youth Championships 2019!
  • 6 times Youth National Champion Band!
  • 4barsrest Youth Band of the Year 2018!
    Join us!

Youth Brass 2000 win the 2020 British Open Youth Championship!

Youth Brass 2000 win the 2020 Butlins Youth Championship!

Ed - our principal baritone took the solo prize!

Youth Brass 2000 win the 2019 National Youth Championship!

We have now won this contest for 6 years in a row!

Youth Brass 2000 win the 2018 British Youth Open!

We have now won this contest for 7 years in a row!

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…

Gary Fountain

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After several months of persuading and deliberating Youth Brass 2000 are thrilled to announce the appointment of Gary Fountain to the position of Resident Conductor to work alongside our Artistic Director of Music Chris Jeans. Gary is a person and … Read More

Corby Lottery

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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

Birmingham Conservatoire – Youth Band in Residence!

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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

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2018

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  • Sun
    14
    Jan
    2018

    Butlins Mineworkers - Youth Section

    The Skyline Centre, Skegness

    We are competing at Butlins after all! Can we regain our title, lost last year to a brilliant performance by Bavarian Youth Brass. We’ve been working hard on a really great programme – fingers crossed then…………

  • Sun
    28
    Jan
    2018

    Contest - British Open Youth

    The Guild Hall/ Charter Theatre, Preston, Lancs.

    We will be making our 2018 appearance at the British Open Youth contest in Preston, at the fabulous Preston Guild Hall/Charter Theatre complex. 

  • Sun
    25
    Mar
    2018

    Concert at The Cube Theatre, Corby

    3pm

    We are honoured to be again invited to perform a concert organised by the Corby Rotary Club. Come along and see youth banding at its very best! A vary varied programme with something for everyone to enjoy!

  • Sun
    22
    Apr
    2018

    National Championships 2018

    All day The Arts Centre, Warwick

    Once again we will be taking on the challenge of competing against the very best youth bands in the UK. Can we win this contest again?

  • Sun
    06
    May
    2018

    European Youth Championships

    All day Tivoli Hall, Vredenburgkade 11, 3511 WC Utrecht, Netherlands

    We’re off to Utrecht in Holland to compete in the European Championships! The standard here is exceptionally high, and for the last two years we have been runners-up. Can we pull off the big one this time?

  • Thu
    28
    Jun
    2018
    Sun
    01
    Jul
    2018

    Visit to Leeuwarden, Netherlands for "City of Culture"

    All day

    Leeuwarden, the Netherlands

    We are delighted to have been invited to participate in the European “City of Culture” celebrations in Leeuwarden, Holland.

  • Fri
    06
    Jul
    2018

    Music for Youth

    Between 10.35am and 1.35pm

    The Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

    Fantastic news – we have been selected to play in Birmingham in the Music for Youth Festival! 

  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018

    Champions in Concert

    7.30pm The Cube Theatre, Corby, Northants

    We are honoured to have been invited to share this concert with the amazing Brighouse & Rastrick band – the current UK Champion Band. Champion Bands in in concert indeed!

  • Wed
    18
    Jul
    2018

    Visit to Kneller Hall

    11am Kneller Hall, Twickenham

    We are delighted to have been invited to spend a day with the Corps of Army Music at their famous headquarters, Kneller Hall. Something for us to really look forward to!

  • Wed
    01
    Aug
    2018

    Concert at East Carlton Country Park

    2pm East Carlton Country Park, nr Corby, Northants

    Come and join us for a summer outdoor concert in this delightful country park. Bring your deckchair and a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of brilliant music!

  • Sat
    06
    Oct
    2018

    Concert - Stamford Methodist Church

    7.30pm

    Stamford Methodist Church

     We are very much looking forward to performing again at Stamford Methodist Church.

  • Sun
    28
    Oct
    2018

    Concert - Wilbarston Village Hall

    6.0pm We will once again this year be performing what is now our annual concert at Wilbarston Village Hall. Come along and see us - you certainly won't be disappointed! Come and see the European Youth Champion Band in action!

  • Sat
    17
    Nov
    2018

    Brass in Concert

    tba The Sage, Gateshead.

    “Brass in Concert” are this year running a youth brass band entertainment contest! We will be there – come along and see what we get up to!

 

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