Wakefield Youth Brass Band is one of Wakefield Music Services premier ensembles providing brass and percussion pupils the opportunity to perform as part of a brass band and explore the wide range of repertoire available to this medium.
The group rehearses on Thursday evening between 5pm and 6.30pm at Manygates Music Centre Band Room under the direction of Stephen D Wood and Jason Whiteley. The band regularly takes part in concerts and festivals which have included; Wakefield Cathedral, Wakefield Theatre Royal, Castleford Civic Centre, Bretton Hall and Music for Youth. Members of the group are also be involved with the new Besson Grimethorpe Youth Brass Band.
Entry to the group is usually on the recommendation of the Music Services Brass and Percussion teachers although any brass or percussion instrumentalists are welcome to apply. The entry standard for the group is Associated Board Grade 3.
For further information please contact the music office.