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UniBrass: The National Universities Brass Band at Sheffield Cathedral

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Experience UniBrass: The National University Brass Band in Sheffield Cathedral, conducted by David Thornton. Entry is free - book now to reserve the best seats.


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The National Universities Brass Band will present a programme featuring popular arrangements from Gershwin to The Beatles, alongside original works for brass band by Malcolm Arnold (celebrating the composer’s centenary) and others.

Olympus, by Philip Harper, celebrates the Tokyo Olympics and the endeavour and spirit of all those involved.

The concert includes a world premiere of Revolution, a brand new work for brass band by John Frith.

The band will be conducted by David Thornton, musical director of the famous Grimethorpe Colliery Band.

Event information

Entry to the event is free. Doors will open at 2.30pm for a 3pm start. A limited number of tickets will be available on the day on the door of the venue, however, you can reserve your place via the link below to secure the best seats!

NB: when reserving your tickets our booking system will ask you what band/organisation you are a part of. If you are not part of a band, you can put n/a in this field. If you have any difficulties reserving your tickets please email clair@bbe.org.uk.

This concert is part of UniBrass's summer school, Band Camp, for young brass musicians. See what other events are taking place during the week. Find out more about the UniBrass Foundation.

Band Camp 2021 is supported using public funding from Arts Council England as well as an additional funding from Ecclesfield Parish Council.

August 30th, 2021 from  3:00 PM to  4:00 PM
Sheffield Cathedral
Church Street
Sheffield, S1 1HA
United Kingdom
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