Welcome to the website of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain (NYBBGB) and the National Children's Brass Band of Great Britain. The annual NYBBGB Easter residential course will be in Harrogate, during which there will be a free open day for young brass & percussion players, and two end of course concerts, which will be led by Maestro Bramwell Tovey. Guest soloist will be Royal Philharmonic James Fountain, a former principal cornet of the band.

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Open Day
4 Aug
Location: Norfolk
Venue: Wymondham College

Just a few comments from a concert at The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester - reviewer Malcolm Wood

The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain under the leadership of Artistic Director, Bramwell Tovey shone like a constellation of stars.

A performance of vibrant energy and admirably tight ensemble in Peter Graham’s Shine as the Light.

The elegiac ‘Nocturne’ displayed a loving tenderness that belied their youthful years….

The symbiotic musical relationship between MD and band was clear for everyone to appreciate; players responding immediately to his nuanced encouragement to produce quite remarkable music making.

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