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Youth Brass 2000

Youth Brass 2000 gains percussive support

June 5, 2018
The newly crowned European Youth Champion will gain support from Centre Stage Percussion over the next three years.


Report & Result: 2018 European Youth Championships: Premier Section

May 6, 2018
Youth Brass 2000 finally adds the European title to their amazing list of contest achievements — with the desire for more to be added in the future.

Warwick Arts Centre

Report & Result: 2018 National Youth Championships of Great Britain: Championship Section

April 22, 2018
Youth Brass 2000 retains its Championship Section title in Warwickshire with a polished win to head to Utrecht full of confidence.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Tredegar Town Band - Mussorgsky meets Mozart

Wednesday 20 June • ROYAL BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATOIRE, Birmingham City University, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham. B4 7XR

Black Dyke Band - Halifax Choral Society

Saturday 23 June • Victoria Theatre, 2 Fountain St, Halifax HX1 1BP

The Marple Band - The Marple Band presents Music from Musicals

Saturday 23 June • Stockport Grammar School. Buxton Road. Stockport SK2 7AF

Elland Silver Band - Elland Silver Band

Saturday 23 June • Blackley Blackley Church Prospect View Elland HX5 0TD

York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

Saturday 23 June • Central Methodist Church. St Saviourgate. York. YO1 8NQ YO1 8NQ

Torbay Brass Band

June 19 • Torbay Brass Band is looking for trombone and cornet players to join their current set up. We are a friendly hard working group who really would welcome such players into our fold. So if you are looking to join a band or returning to playing....?

Crewe Brass

June 19 • Crewe Brass currently have vacancies for Eb and BBb Bass, Baritone, and Cornet. We are a friendly, social first section band with a good mix of concerts and contests, and rehearse on Monday and Friday evenings in Shavington, Crewe.

Hade Edge Band

June 19 • An opportunity has arisen at Hade Edge Band for an Eb bass player to join our very friendly First Section Band. We rehearse on a Tuesday and Thursday evenings in Hade Edge Band Room, Greave Road, Hade Edge from 8pm to 10pm

David A. Stowell

Conductor and composer