• 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


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


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!


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

Did you see the short 4barsrest interview at the 2016 Euro contest with Chris J, Siobhan and Becca? Click here if you missed it!


Upcoming | Archive: 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
  • 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




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