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Free beginner sessions

Dobcross Youth Band is offering free brass lessons to beginner players. Funded by the youth and training bands’ recent successes at the Autumn Leaves contest in Greenfield, the lessons will...

Amy shines in National band

Congratulations to our principal cornet Amy Naylor, who showed her talent and versatility by being chosen as principal flugelhorn at the recent National Children’s Brass Band residential course. It’s a...

A chance to hear us play live again.

The sun is out, everyone – absolutely everyone – has been measured up for a bigger jacket …. it can only mean Dobcross Youth Band are ready to perform for...

Could you be our new Training Band Musical Director?

Dobcross Youth Band, a thriving brass band on the outskirts of Oldham, is seeking an inspirational and engaging brass teacher as Associate Musical Director for its training band. The successful...

Prestigious award for Band Secretary Jenny

Huge congratulations to our dedicated band secretary, Jenny Wood, who has been awarded the Brian W Hicks Memorial Shield by Brass Bands England at their annual conference. The award recognises...

National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain

Our Principal Cornet Amy Naylor and First Horn Eva Burke were invited to play in the National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain and enjoyed a week-long residential course at...

Lucy and Emma are stars of the little screen

Playing a musical instrument and being part of a band opens up so many opportunities for youngsters – and this summer has seen Dobcross Youth Band players really embody that....

Festive fundraising will help WellChild charity

A brave seven-year-old boy with an ultra-rare condition has inspired Dobcross Youth Band’s festive fundraising. Noah, from Huddersfield, was guest of honour when the band appeared at Brass Factor 2018...

Band bags top prize at Holme Valley contest

There’s a new cup in Dobcross Youth Band’s prize cabinet – the Stanley and Ida Hirst Memorial Trophy. The young musicians took first place in the Youth and Training Band...

Whit Friday success in the news

A rainy Whit Friday might have meant smaller crowds – but it also put Dobcross Youth Band in the national news again! The Daily Telegraph featured a large picture of...