• 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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  • Sun

    Butlins Festival of Brass

    0900 The Skyline Centre, Butlins, Skegness

  • Sun


    3pm The Cube Theatre, George St Corby NN17 1QG

    We are delighted to have been invited to perform a concert for the Corby Rotary Club at The Cube theatre in Corby. Join us for a concert filled with brass band favourites, plus some new and unusual music!

  • Sun

    Youth National Championships

    12.30pm Corby Business Academy, NN17 5EB

    The National Youth Brass Band Championships, held this year for the first time in Corby, Northamptonshire. This event was cancelled last year due to the pandemic, so we are very much looking forward to taking part! Click here for a link to the Brass Bands England website with all the details.

  • Sat

    European Youth Championships

    9am The Symphony Hall, Birminham

    Another event that had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. It’s brilliant that it is happening this year, and for us, even more brilliant that it is in the UK – pretty well on our doorstep in Birmingham! Come along & watch us take on the very best bands from all over Europe! Click here for a link to the Brass Bands England website with all the details.

  • Sun

    Outdoor concert

    3pm The Village Green, Stoke Albany

    A new venue for us, although only just round the corner from our headquarters in Wilbarston! Come along and join us on the Green for an afternoon of light music including many brass band classics.

  • Sun

    Outdoor Concert

    2.30pm East Carlton Park, East Carlton nr Corby, Northants.

    Come and join us for an afternoon of brilliant brass band music in this iconic country park!
    Free admission!

  • Sat


    7pm St Dionysius' Church, Market Harborough

    As things start getting back to normal after covid, this year we are delighted to be able to perform a concert at the beautiful church of St Dionysius at Market Harborough.

  • Sun

    Brass Band Concert

    7pm Royal Spa Centre

    The Tredegar Band – conductor Ian Porthouse
    Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Band
    Youth Brass 2000 – conductor Chris Jeans

    Music for Remembrance Sunday, Ralph Vaughan Williams 150th anniversary and popular brass band pieces played by two champion bands, plus the Band from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire that made such an impact last October. The Tredegar Band has played in two BBC Proms this summer.

  • Sat

    Christmas Concert

    4pm Wilbarston Village Hall

    Come and join us for a Christmas Concert! All the usual Christmas music including carols, plus a few surprise items! The licenced bar will be open, together with other refreshments.

    Tickets £8 on the door or by emailing Jane jesijaja@gmail.com

    Also – not to be missed – will be our Grand Draw! There will be some brilliant prizes!



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
As the dust settles on a fantastic #ebbf2022 congratulations must go to @BrassBandsEng and @EBBC2022 for arranging an amazing festival of brass music. @louisdowdeswell and @Coryband were inspirational and the outdoor stage was a brilliant platform for schools, community groups https://t.co/nS1w31d6ai YouthBrass2000 photo