Big Band

Big Band offers exciting opportunities to play jazz and swing.

About Big Band

A full size, high energy Big Band led by Keith Morgan and Nick Attwood. This is a busy band with some great masterclasses, workshops and performance opportunities. In 2022 the band will be representing UWE Bristol at the finals of the National Concert Band Festival at the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music. The band is open to students, staff, alumni, and community members aged 16+.

Highlights:

  • Invitation to the finals of the National Concert Band Festival at the Royal Northern College of Music.
  • Performance at the Centre for Music's annual celebration, The Festival of Sound, at Bristol Beacon.
  • Masterclasses with visiting professionals including Ronnie Scott's All Stars, Katya Gorrie, Ruth Hammond and Louis Dowdeswell.
Big band playing a concert

Rehearsals

Day

Mondays.

Time

19:00 - 21:00.

Location

Room 2E027, E Block, Frenchay Campus.

Already a member?

Why not come and meet us? To join us for a rehearsal, please email Steven Legge at steven.legge@uwe.ac.uk 

No formal audition required but we do recommend a minimum playing ability of grade 6.