The Dobcross Youth Band is a brass band of committed players aged between six and 18 based in the village of Dobcross in Saddleworth. Formed in 1988 with a few village children it has now grown into a thriving organisation with more than 70 players, and a busy programme of concerts, competitions, social outings and supporting charities.
Musician, composer and arranger James Atkins is our Associate Musical Director, with special responsibility for...
Dobcross Youth Band is offering free brass lessons to beginner players. Funded by the youth...
Claire Mooney, mum to Joe and Anna
Being part of the band has opened up so many opportunities for my children, they have played at some incredible venues, learnt so much and made lots of new friends
Adam Bokaris (Principal Euphonium, Fairey Band)
The organisation deserves incredibly high praise for the standard of all the players.