24 July 2014

Brass Band

The UMS Brass Band gives two concerts each academic year. It performs a mixture of classic brass band music and modern works. The Brass Band also takes part in the UniBrass competition annually, having recently won the prize for best march in the competition.

All brass and percussion instrumentalists are welcome to join this unauditioned ensemble. Just come along to the rehearsals.


The UMS Brass Band at UniBrass 2013

Current repertoire includes;

  • Dream Catchers (Lovvat-Cooper)
  • Florentiner March (Fucik)
  • The Lord’s Prayer (Fanshawe)
  • Demelza (Nash)

Recent repertoire includes;

  • Kingdom Triumphant (Ball)
  • Fat Bottomed Girls (Queen)
  • Summon the Dragon (Graham)
  • Death or Glory (Hall)

For the Autumn term the Brass band performed alongside Sovereign Brass Band as part of the Bramall Music Festival, a celebration of the opening of the new music building on campus. They performed a concert of music from the hit film ‘Brassed Off!’ (1996). It was conducted by Louise Govier.

Please see below for further information on this ensemble including rehearsal details:

Ensemble Type:


Ensemble Manager:

David Nickson






7.00pm – 9.30pm


The Dome Rehearsal Room, Bramall Music Building

First Rehearsal:

15th January

Spring term conductors: