Playing and singing opportunities

There are many ways to become involved with the Centre for Music, depending on your interests and talents.

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Group of Centre for Music members singing
Singing opportunities Pop

All Together Now


  • Singing group open to all students and staff.
  • Quick-to-learn songs by the likes of Imogen Heap, Billie Eilish, Bruno Mars and Radiohead.
  • A mix of A cappella and accompanied arrangements.

Big band performing at a concert
Playing opportunities Jazz

Big Band


  • The Big Band is an energetic and polished ensemble, led by musicians Keith Morgan and Nick Attwood.
  • We always want to hear from new players so if you are not sure you have enough musical experience then please get in touch.
  • Big Band rehearse once a week on Monday evenings.

Gospel choir
Singing opportunities Gospel Choir

Gospel Choir


  • The Gospel Choir is directed by Kim Samuels.
  • Everyone is welcome – there's no audition and no previous experience is necessary.
  • Gospel Choir rehearse once a week on Wednesday lunchtimes.

String player in orchestra
Playing opportunities Classical



  • The UWE Orchestra is conducted by Senior Lecturer in Classical and Jazz Music Enrichment, Steve Legge.
  • The UWE Orchestra welcome players of all orchestral instruments at Grade 6 standard and above.
  • UWE Orchestra rehearse once a week on Tuesday evenings.

Students playing brass instruments
Playing opportunities Brass

UWE Brass Band


  • A unique collaboration with the Bristol University Brass Band.
  • The band is a student-run group who rehearse each week leading to major concerts and competitions.

UWE Singers
Singing opportunities Choir Classical

UWE Singers


  • UWE Singers is our biggest choir, directed by renowned conductor Ben England.
  • No audition is required but experience singing in a choir will be valuable.
  • UWE Singers rehearse once a week on Tuesday evenings.

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