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Salford University

Report & Results: 2017 National Youth Championships of Great Britain: Championship Section

April 2, 2017
Youth Brass 2000 claims a fourth consecutive National title to book their place in Utrecht in 2018.

Chris Jeans Youth Brass 2000

2017 Action Medical Research Youth Entertainment details announced

February 2, 2017
The list of the competing bands who will take part at next weekend's 2017 Action Medical Youth Research Entertainment Championships of Great Britain has been announced.

winter gardens

Results: 2016 Action Medical Research Youth Entertainment Championships

February 14, 2016
Youth Brass 2000 claim another 2016 title as Wigan Youth Zone takes Junior Ensemble honours in Blackpool.

Thomas Fountain

Geneva congratulates Fountain success

April 16, 2014
Thomas Fountain has been winning awards on his Geneva instrument.

Foresters Brass logo

From little acorns at Foresters...

July 25, 2013
Two rising stars of the Foresters Brass and Youth Brass 2000 organisation are enjoying their time on a National course...

Chris Jeans of Youth Brass 2000

 Interview with Chris Jeans

April 25, 2012
4BR talks to Youth Brass 2000 winning conductor Chris Jeans following his band's victory at the National Youth Championships.


Youthful emphasis at Masters

February 24, 2012
Butlins champion Youth Brass 2000 set to make for Masters appearance.

Winter Gardens

Results amended at 2010 Action Research contest

May 19, 2010
Appeal sees Youth Brass 2000 disqualified from Action Research competition.

tameside council

Results: Tameside Youth Festival

November 22, 2009
Youth Brass 2000 conducted by Chris Jeans retains the Tameside Youth Brass Festival held at Dukinfield Town Hall.


Jeans presented with Hicks Award

April 24, 2009
Chris Jeans is the 2009 recepient of the Brian Hicks Memorial Award.

action research

Results: Action Medical Research Youth Championships

February 1, 2009
The Action Medical Research Youth Entertainment Championships of Great Britain have been taking place at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.

Youth Brass workshop

January 29, 2009
Butlins Champions Youth Brass 2000 recently held a fantastic workshop with the help of star players from Fodens and Desford bands.

Youthful reflections

December 30, 2008
Chris Jeans and his Youth Brass 2000 have enjoyed a year to remember in 2008.

Youth Brass 2000 bass section

Results: 2008 Tameside Youth

November 23, 2008
Youth Brass 2000 conducted by Pete Collins take the Tameside Youth Brass Festival held at Dukinfield Town Hall.

Foden's Band - Patrons Concert

Tuesday 20 February • Sandbach School. Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS CW11 3NS

Regent Hall Concerts - RAF Chamber Ensemble

Friday 23 February • Regent Hall. (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street. London W1C 2DJ (opposite RESERVED) W1C 2DJ

Milton Keynes Brass - "Blow away those Winter Blues"

Saturday 24 February • The United Reformed Church. High Street. Newport Pagnell MK16 0FH

Elland Silver Band -

Saturday 24 February • All Saints Church Savile Road Elland HX5 0NH

Marshfield Band - Marshfield Male Voice Choir

Saturday 24 February • Marshfield Community Centre. Hayfield. Marshfield SN14 8PG

The Corsham Band

February 20 • Having now been promoted to the 2nd Section for the forthcoming Contest season, the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.

Waitakere Auckland Brass Band

February 20 • Ever fancied moving to New Zealand? Waitakere Auckland Brass is looking for players to join their ranks. Our friendly band meets twice a week at our Auckland band room. We have an exciting year ahead so get in touch and find out more.

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

February 19 • A friendly non-contesting community band within easy reach of Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, we look forward to an exciting year under our new MD, Steve Block, and urgently need cornet players, front and back row, as well as baritone and BBb bass.

Ian Holmes

BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator