June 2018

Brass at the Seaside

June 22nd, 2018|

Shybb Gala Concert 2018

June 22nd, 2018|

This year we are holding our traditional summer treat in the spectacular Dalton Theatre, within Carmel College on St Helens Road, St Helens.

Full address is:
Carmel College
Prescot Road
St Helens
WA10 3AG.

The fun kicks off at 7.30pm on the 7th July, with contributions from all three bands, plus raffle, tuck, tea & coffee. It’s a great […]

September 2017

Valkenburg Tour 2017

September 4th, 2017|

2017 saw a welcome return to the beautiful town of Valkenburg in The Netherlands. This was Jay’s
first tour in command and during our stay we performed at two popular venues including the
prestigious bandstand in the centre of Luxembourg City. Both tour concerts were enthusiastically
received by an internationally diverse audience who loudly applauded our programme of […]

November 2016

Joint Concert With Dublin Silver Band (Ohio)

November 28th, 2016|

On Thursday 17th November the United Reformed Church was lucky enough to host a spectacular concert from St Helens Youth Brass Band’s ‘A’ and ‘B’ bands alongside the Dublin Silver Band who had travelled all the way from Ohio, USA to play in the ‘Brass In Concert’ entertainment contest and came to give a […]

October 2016

Breast Cancer Awareness Event

October 22nd, 2016|

On Friday 21st October A-Band and some of the band alumni were invited to the Steve Prescott Bridge in St Helens to play in a breast cancer awareness event organised by Julie, one of our committee members and band parents. The event was held in memory of some friends of the band who recently very sadly lost their battles with […]

July 2016

Armed Forces Day

July 20th, 2016|

On the 25th June, A-band were lucky enough to be invited to perform at the annual Armed Forces Day event, held in Victoria Square, St Helens.

The band were proud to perform as cadet groups from St Helens and war veterans marched into the square to celebrate all that the our Armed Forces do for […]

Summer Gala Concert 2016

July 12th, 2016|

On the 9th July we held our Summer Gala concert at the St Helens Town Hall. The Beginners Band kicked off the evening with a repertoire including ‘Cool F Blues’ (featuring an impressive improvised solo!), ‘Dudelsack’ and ‘Campdown Races’. Conductor John Burke presented the Andrea Taylor Trombone Award and the Saints Trophy before handing […]

December 2015

Brass Explosion 2015

December 19th, 2015|

Saturday the 19th December saw St Helens Youth Brass Band’s annual ‘Brass Explosion’ Christmas Concert held at the St Helens Town Hall; a showcase of talent and festive Christmas music by all three bands.
The evening got off to a wonderful start with fantastic renditions of ‘We Three Kings’, ‘Jingle Bells’ and ‘Rudolph’ by […]

July 2015

Pride Of St Helens Concert 2015

July 14th, 2015|

The Rainford Band and St Helens Youth Brass Band held a joint concert on 13th June 2015 in the magnificent venue of the St Helens Town Hall featuring guest soloist and former St Helens Youth Brass Band member, the incredible Paul Duffy.
The Youth Band opened the concert with a wonderful selection of pieces including […]

March 2015

Junior and Youth Band Spring Concert 2015

March 28th, 2015|

This year at our annual Spring Concert, we were delighted to invited internationally renowned Euphonium player David Thornton to help inspire players from both our bands with some stunningly intricate playing. As well as our photo’s in the gallery, William, Youth Bands soprano cornet player, captures the whole event perfectly below:

… The SHYBB Spring Concert […]