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The University of Warwick Brass Society is the ideal way to get involved in music. Whether you already play brass or percussion, or you would like to learn, there is something for everyone in our four different ensembles. You can join Beginners or Intermediates if you are new to the brass world, audition for our stellar dectet or join the unauditioned main band which regularly contests.

BrassSoc is committed to maintaining a high standard of music across all the ensembles, as shown by the recent successes of our main brass band in contests around the country, as well as our performances at regular concerts. Of course, it’s not just about the music, and as a society we hold a wide range of socials and activities during the year, from bowling and bar crawls to our annual Pudding Social, as well as a yearly tour, which this year saw us in Belfast. Even if you don’t come from a traditional brass band background, there’s nothing to worry about! Many of our current members had no experience of playing in a brass band before coming to university, which is a testament to the quality and musical diversity that the society offers.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, we are always very excited to welcome new members to the society, and I hope to see you at a rehearsal or concert soon! If you have any queries, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Annicca Prince, Brass Society President 2018-19

Main Band

Main band is our unauditioned brass band and the society's largest ensemble. It competes regularly in contests and plays numerous concerts throughout the year.

Symphonic Brass

Symphonic Brass are an auditioned ten piece group who push the boundaries with brass music, playing a variety of contemporary and classical music.

Beginners Brass

Beginners Brass is the perfect ensemble for anyone new to brass playing. Members are offered free tuition and the chance to learn a brand new instrument in a fun environment.

Intermediates Brass

Progressed on from Beginners, or just coming back to playing after a while? Then Intermediates is the perfect group for you!

Upcoming Events

LBBA Open Brass Band Contest

Main Band are once again returning to the LBBA Open Contest to defend their 4th Section title. This is an own-choice contest, which means bands pick their own piece to play rather than a set test piece. Recent years have seen the band perform 'Dark Side of the Moon' and 'Kaleidoscope' and walk away with […]

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Loughborough Endowed Schools, Philip Tomlinson Building, Burton Walks
Loughborough, LE11 2DU United Kingdom
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Soloist Concert with Tom Hutchinson

Join Brass Society in concert as we play alongside Tom Hutchinson, principal cornet player of the world famous Cory Band. The concert will feature our main band playing a variety of music, including a preview of their test piece for as they prepare to defend their title at the upcoming LBBA Open Contest. The Symphonic […]

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St Mary Magdalen Church, Sir Thomas White's Road
Coventry, CV5 8DR United Kingdom
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