The European Brass Band Association is pleased to announce the line-up of players who will form the 2023 European Youth Brass Band (EYBB) in Malmö. This year will see the 19th formation of the band. Thirty-six players aged between 18 and 22, from 15 different countries, will come to Malmö, Sweden in the week prior to the 2023 European Brass Band Championships.
The week will start on 29 April with seating auditions and the first rehearsal under the baton of Per-Otto Johansson.
During the week the EYBB will have a very busy schedule with rehearsals, concerts and social events. The players will also be able to enjoy listening to the very best bands in the world during the 44th EBBC on the Friday and Saturday.
The annual highlight will be the band’s participation in the Gala Concert on Saturday evening. This year, the EYBB share the stage with current European Brass Band Champion, the Cory Band, conducted by Philip Harper. The week closes with a Farewell Concert following the European Youth Brass Band Contest on Sunday 7 May.
Saturday 29 April
First rehearsals in Höllvik, near Malmö
Wednesday 3 May
European Soloist Competition Final Concert, with the Concord Brass Band
Thursday 4 May
Allhelgona Church, Lund
Friday 5 May
EBBC 2023 Opening Ceremony
Malmö Town Hall
Saturday 6 May
Gala concert with the Cory Band
Sunday 7 May
Farewell Concert with Göta Brass
|Soprano Cornet||Alex Thomson||England|
|Soprano Cornet||Gregor Kozeil||Scotland|
|Cornet||Niklas Kirkevik Heggrenes||Norway|
|Cornet||Roas Kuipers||The Netherlands|
|Cornet||Samuel Brinkmann Abrahamsen||Denmark|
|Cornet||Victoria Lloyd||Northern Ireland|
|Tenor trombone||James Reid||England|
|Tenor trombone||Merle Esselink||The Netherlands|
|Tenor trombone||Ioan Jones||Wales|
|Bass trombone||Mark Gammon||Scotland|
|EEb bass||Tobias Nicolai Transeth||Norway|
|EEb bass||Ralf Buchholzer||Austria|
|BBb bass||Geofrrey Raes||Belgium|
|BBb bass||Balz Aebi||Switzerland|
|Percussion||Guillaume Strijdhagen||The Netherlands|