Youth Brass 2000 gains percussive support

The newly crowned European Youth Champion will gain support from Centre Stage Percussion over the next three years.

Youth Brass 2000
  Youth Brass 2000 was crowned European Champion in Utrecht

Youth Brass 2000, the current British Open, National Youth and European Champions, have entered into a three-year endorsement agreement with Centre Stage Percussion.

The band's percussion section will now having access to the full range of the company's mallets and beaters, with Centre Stage also supporting their access to percussion instruments.

Amazing opportunities

Band spokesperson Mark Gilding told 4BR: "It's great to have the support of Centre Stage Percussion assisting us in providing amazing opportunities for young musicians.

At the end of June we have been invited to perform a series of concerts in Leeuwarden, the 2018 European City of Culture, and when we return will head to Music for Youth and a joint 'Champions in Concert' evening with Brighouse & Rastrick.

We have also been invited to perform at Kneller Hall with the Corps of Army Music and to undertake a tour of Lake Garda."

He added: "With the support of sponsors we have replaced our drum kit and bass drum which will be in action straight away. Centre Stage offers a great range of percussion instruments and accessories and it is a pleasure to be able access and endorse their range of sticks and mallets."

It's great to have the support of Centre Stage Percussion assisting us in providing amazing opportunities for young musiciansYouth Brass 2000.

Terrific organisation

Centre Stage Percussion MD, Martin Gernon, is equally thrilled with the link. "Youth Brass 2000 represents the very best in youth banding. They are a terrific organisation, with an incredible conductor and back room staff, along with a huge array of talented players.

We are delighted to enter this endorsement agreement and look forward to sharing in their continued success in the years to come."

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