How your support can help

Your support will help us ensure that talented young musicians can take part in our outstanding programmes including the National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain, the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, and the Brass Building Blocks Education Programme.


Providing an outstanding audition experience to any young musician playing brass or percussion – free of charge.


Providing bursaries to young people who have earned a place in one of our bands, via an audition, but could not participate without financial support


Developing and delivering outreach programmes in schools and the community to support the playing of brass band music and instruments


Keeping the cost of our residential courses affordable.

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If you would like to speak to someone about making a donation please contact Louise Shaw on 01223 737831 or via email at

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Become a Friend of the NYBBGB by making a regular donation.

Join us in our vision to support young people playing brass band music across the whole of Great Britain. You’ll receive regular supporter updates, information on the impact of your donation and priority booking for our events. 

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A legacy gift will help us to make sure that young brass band musicians will be able to access the opportunities they need to make the music they love.

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