Welcome to Barnsley Brass

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*** Player Vacancies ***

If you would like to join the band please get in touch, though we would particularly like to fill the following vacancies:

  • 2nd Tenor Horn – Get in touch if you think you have what it takes to complete our wonderful Horn section under the guidance of William Rushworth!
  • Full time Percussionist – tuned or kit. we have 2 percussionists that link up with the band for events but we would love someone to lead this team!
  • 1st Baritone – the band has an excellent Euphonium / Baritone section so please get in touch if you would like to add to this!



Who are we?

Barnsley Brass in concert

Barnsley Brass are a traditional British brass band, based in Worsbrough, Barnsley. We have been entertaining Yorkshire and beyond since 1906 with everything from light music to serious works and competition repertoire. Barnsley Brass are ranked in the second section of brass band competition, within the Yorkshire region.


The band are a self funded organisation of committed players and volunteers that work hard to provide great concerts for the public and also for weddings or your corporate event. The band are versatile and perform as a full brass band or smaller configuration to suit your requirements; just tell us what you want! Contact us by email, facebook or twitter (See Below).


We are led by Musical Director, William Rushworth, a world renowned Tenor Horn player who has played for many top bands such as Grimethorpe, Black Dyke, Brighouse & Rastrick, Carlton Main Frickley and Leyland Band amongst others.

News story here: Rushworth leads Barnsley

Get in touch with us on twitter @barnsleybrass, on facebook, search ‘Barnsley Brass’ and email at theband@barnsleybrass.com
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