• Welcome to Youth Brass 2000!
  • European Youth Champions 2018!
  • We won the National Youth Championships 2022!
  • 7 times Youth National Champion Band!
  • 4barsrest Youth Band of the Year 2018!
    Join us!

Youth Brass 2000 win the 2022 National Youth Championships!

7 times in a row now!

Youth Brass 2000 win the 2021 Brass in Concert!

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…

National Youth Championships 2022


Yes, we did it again! We have now won this contest 7 times in a row. Well, almost in a row as the contest has been cancelled twice due to covid restrictions. It was great to be back on the … Read More

Butlins 2022


So, we made it to Butlins 2022! We had been working on this for ages, as we had been invited to perform the Gala concert on the Friday evening, then take part in the contest on the Sunday. Unfortunately, covid … Read More

4 Bars Rest Lower Section Band of the Year 2021!


We are delighted to be able to announce that our band has been voted 4 Bars Rest “Lower Section Band of the Year”! This is quite an accolade for us, given what a hugely difficult year it has been!


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  • Tue

    Bandstand Concert

    14:00 Queens Park Bandstand, Queens Park, Harvist Rd London NW6 6SG As part of our "London Mini Tour" we will be performing a free concert at the bandstand in Queens Park, London. Come and support us for some fine brass band music!

  • Wed

    Bandstand Concert

    14:30 Clapham Common Bandstand, Clapham Common, London SW4 0AB As part of our "London Mini Tour", we will be performing at the bandstand on Clapham Common on Aug 11th. Come along & join us for some brilliant brass band music!

  • Thu

    Concert in the Park

    15:00 Dulwich Park, College Rd, London SE21 7BQ - adjacent to the Clock Cafe. As part of our "London Mini Tour", we will be performing a free brass band concert in Dulwich Park. Pop along to see us play some brilliant brass band music!

  • Sat

    Proms Night!

    7pm United Reformed Church, Union St, Desborough

    We are delighted to be performing a “Proms Night” at the United Reformed Church, Desborough. Bring your flags and Union Jack hats!
    Tickets £10 available from www.thetenorsinger.co.uk

  • Sat

    Evening Concert

    7.30pm Come and join us for a concert of popular music at Stamford Methodist church.

  • Sun

    Joint Concert with the famous GUS band

    tba We are hugely looking forward to this brilliant event - a joint concert with the famous GUS band! Don't miss it!

  • Sat

    Contest - Brass in Concert

    from 9am - 12noon At long last after a whole year of contesting lost due to Covid-19, we are really looking forward to Brass in Concert at The Sage, Gateshead.

  • Fri

    Concert with Birmingham Conservatoire

    7pm The Bradshaw Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR

    RBC’s Brass Department are delighted to present our annual Symphonic Brass/Brass Band autumn spectacular. It will feature works by Adolphus Hailstork, Errollyn Wallen, Stan Nieuwenhuis, William Walton, a rare performance of Robert Simpson’s tour de force for Brass Band Volcano, and the world première of Ultima Thule for tuba octet by Stuart MacRae.

    We are also thrilled that this concert will make the début collaboration of RBC’s new Youth Band-in-Residence, YB2K, who will perform a solo spot in the concert (including the legendary Sing, Sing, Sing) as well as a side-by-side performance with our own Brass Band.

    Please join us in a celebration of LIVE brass performance.

    Click here to book tickets

  • Sat

    Concert - St Dionysius Church, Market Harborough


    We have once again been invited to perform a concert at St Dionysius Church in Market Harborough. Come along & join us for an afternoon of brilliant brass band music!



and youth bands to perform to appreciative audiences.

The standard of playing across all the sections was outstanding and there was a real festival feel to the event.

And the party continued late into the night with the @louisdowdeswell Big Band serving up a treat to players
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