Become a member

Becoming a member

In order to join any of our groups, use our facilities including access to rehearsal rooms, or come to any sessions all you need to do is sign up to become a member of the Centre for Music.

  • Membership is free for UWE Bristol students.
  • Membership is £25 per year for staff.
  • Membership is £30 for alumni and the local community or £30 per term for UWE Singers.

Staff and student membership

You can become a member by completing the staff and students online registration form. Students are free but still need to register.

Membership covers access to all Centre for Music groups and facilities including access to rehearsal rooms and most other staffed sessions.

Please note: Once you are a member you will be given access to our booking system.

Student and staff members also have access to our four-week instrument and voice mini-courses for a reduced rate of £20.

Alumni and community membership

We warmly welcome UWE Bristol alumni and community members who would like to be involved in any of our groups or ensembles. Membership provides you with access to most of our groups and ensembles including:

You can become a member by completing the alumni and local community online registration form.

Please note: we do not have capacity to offer access to our rehearsal studios, practice rooms and teaching sessions as part of alumni and community membership.

UWE Singers operates a termly subscription of £30 instead of Centre for Music membership, typically running for the autumn and spring terms only. If you wish to try out UWE Singers please email steven.legge@uwe.ac.uk to come to a taster session.

How to pay

Please note that this information is not applicable to students, whose membership is free.

Once you have registered you can pay your fees through the UWE Bristol Online Store. Alternatively, send a cheque payable to 'UWE Bristol' to the Centre for Music.

What do our fees go towards?

Fees go towards the cost of the professional musicians and academic staff who run all of our activities in addition to the administration and music hire costs associated with them. Your fees directly support the next generation of young musicians and singers. 

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