About Us


Otley Brass Association

Otley Brass Association, the name of the three brass bands in Otley.

Otley Brass Band

Otley Brass Band is the senior band of the Otley Brass Association

Wharfe Brass

Wharfe Brass, the intermediate training band of the Otley Brass Association mentoring those who wish to play as part of a brass ensemble.

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones, the junior band of Otley Brass Association, helping individuals to learn to play brass instruments and play as part of a group.

Based in Otley, in the Wharfe valley, we play around West Yorkshire.

Our Inspiration


How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations?



Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones


One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.

Music Makers

We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.


The Courthouse
Courthouse Street
Otley LS21 3AN


07817 007679
07946 479158