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
Sun27Jan2019All day The Guildhall, Preston, Lancs
We will once again be making our trip to Preston for the annual “Brass at the Guild” contest, where we take part in the British Open Youth contest.
Sat23Mar2019Rothwell Holy Trinity Parish Church - event postponed - click for further details.
Regrettably this concert is postponed as Rothwell Parish Church has no heating at the moment! It is hoped to find a new date for the concert in the warmer weather!
Sat30Mar2019tba Warwick School
We will again be taking part in the National Championships. Can we win this contest yet again? We’ll have to wait & see!
Sat27Apr2019Sun28Apr2019All day Montreux, Switzerland
Can we manage to pull this one off again?
Once again we’ve been invited to perform a concert in Market Harborough, in the wonderful environment of St Dionysius Church. Come and see us perform a wide range of music, most of which is new to the band this year
Tickets available from John Gilding on 07802 854249 – centre aisle £10, side aisles & balconies £8. They will be available on the door, but if you want the best seats, you know what to do!
Sun04Aug2019Sun11Aug2019Florence area of Italy
Each year we we have a fantastic week in Europe. This year our Tour takes us to the Florence area of Italy. We will be performing around the Florence area, and will certainly be taking in a visit to Pisa!
Are you a former Youth Brass 2000 player? We are staging a Grand Reunion Day at the Corby Business Academy, and you are cordially invited! The event will start around 2pm where you will be able to drop in for a blow with the band, or stay on through the day to run through some music that will be performed in our evening Reunion Gala Concert. The day will be very informal, with lots of opportunities to catch up and share memories with other former players. If you are interested, please drop an email to email@example.com – we would love to hear from you!
As has now become an annual event, we will be performing a concert at our home of Wilbarston Village Hall. Do come along and see us! If you live locally and have never seen us play, now’s your chance!
We are delighted to announce that we will be performing a joint concert with the famous GUS band at the Corby Cube theatre. We are also excited to be able to announce that our local famous singer Faryl Smith will be joining us as our guest.