Getting involved

Orchestral musicians in rehearsal
Image: Molly Hollman.

Getting involved

Helping you get into the right place at the right time for the start of the year!

Music Scholarship interviews and auditions

Interviews and auditions for Music Performance Scholarships and Awards take place between during Office Hours  

Sign up for the following!

Email us if you're interested in some of the following groups (please note some are by audition):

Singers in rehearsal


Open to all students and staff at the University without audition

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Orchestral musicians in rehearsal

Symphony Orchestra

Open to all string players Grade 6 and above, with auditions for principle woodwind and brass players - Weds 7 Oct, 2-5pm 

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Singers by candlelight

Chamber Choir

An auditioned group of around twenty singers - auditions on Weds 30 Sept 1-6pm, and Fri 2 Oct 2-6pm

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Band musicians playing

Big Band

Open to all saxophone, brass, percussion and rhythm section players (some auditions may be required)

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Musicians playing in the concert-hall

Concert Band

Open to all woodwind, brass, percussion and rhythm section players

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Photo of violinist playing

Pops Orchestra

A fun, informal ensemble playing music from films and musicals

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Flautist performing in Colyer-Fergusson Hall

Flute Choir

An informal group playing for pleasure, including music by Bach, Telemann, Tchaikovsky and Christmas carols - no audition required!

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Close-up of funky-looking blood cells

Sonorities Online

Medway’s innovative cross-genre ensemble pivots online this term, bringing together a range of instruments, voices, electronica to explore new directions in improvisation, unconventional notation, and live direction. Weds 5pm over Zoom

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Collage of musicians recording from their homes

The Virtual Music Project

An online project building collaborative recordings made in isolation, including Vivaldi's 'Gloria' (see Facebook Page)

Meet the Music Society

Watch again a live webchat with some of this year's Music Society reflecting on getting involved in extra-curricular music alongside their studies, and some memorable moments in performance.

Screenshot of four people involved in an online webchat

A live webchat with Music Society members

Students reflecting on being involved alongside their studies