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
Sun14Jan2018The 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…………
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.
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!
Sun22Apr2018All 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?
Sun06May2018All 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?
Leeuwarden, the Netherlands
We are delighted to have been invited to participate in the European “City of Culture” celebrations in Leeuwarden, Holland.
Fri06Jul2018Between 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!
Sat07Jul20187.30pm 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!
Wed18Jul201811am 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!
Wed01Aug20182pm 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!
Stamford Methodist Church
We are very much looking forward to performing again at Stamford Methodist Church.
Sun28Oct20186.0pm 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!
Sat17Nov2018tba 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!