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Music, sunshine, smiles

A music and fun-packed summer concert rounded off the academic year for the youth band – and four dedicated musicians had extra cause to celebrate. They were the winners of...

Whit Friday 2022

New faces, old friends, all smiles – well done and thank you to everyone who contributed to the magnificent Dobcross Whit Friday. Our beginners, trainers, youth band and friends made...

James Atkins joins DYB

Musician, composer and arranger James Atkins is our Associate Musical Director, with special responsibility for developing the talents of our training band. James currently plays repiano cornet with the highly...

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...

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...