Music Societies

Southampton University Brass Band caters for all brass enthusiasts at the University. The band is non-auditioned unlike some of the other musical societies at the University, allowing members to have fun playing music in a more relaxed atmosphere. The band always welcomes new members of any playing standard, with all brass band instrumentalists and...

Southampton University Chamber Choir is an award-winning group made up of 20-30 singers from around ‚Äčthe university, ranging in age, background and degrees. SUCC is a small auditioned choir that aims to perform to the highest possible standard across the local area and further afield. Through professional direction we aim to promote self-developmen...

Concert Band is open to anyone who plays a brass, wind or percussion instrument. As one of few non-auditioned music societies we maintain a relaxed atmosphere without the stresses of auditioning for places

A place for folk enthusiasts, musicians and dancers to gather, play music together, make friends and perform to the wider Southampton student population. We have weekly sessions every Monday, from 7-9pm in 34/2019 and from 9-11pm in The Stile, by Highfield Campus. Everyone, regardless of ability, age or instrument is welcome to come along and join ...

University of Southampton Guitar Society is open to players of any ability or of any style. The society has meetings every Wednesday looking at 3 main areas - arranging, improvising and performing- and workshops on Saturdays for beginners to the guitar.

Jazzmanix is a choral society, which specializes in Pop and Gospel music. We aim to provide an opportunity for everyone to sing Pop and Gospel music, irrespective of their musical ability and position within the university. We also wish to provide musical entertainment within the university, local community and beyond.

LiveSoc are the society within the University of Southampton Student Union that is dedicated to bringing you students live music, be it student bands, gigs in Southampton venues, or getting you started in your own band. We welcome all from any musical background and any musical genres that you would like to perform! Livesoc activities are separated...

Melodics, Southampton's a cappella vocal group, is non-audition and open to anyone regardless of previous singing experience, meeting every Wednesday between 6 and 8pm. The group works to develop unique arrangements of pop songs new and old for performance in a fun and relaxed environment, with a variety of games and activities.

Pianosoc is a friendly environment for all people interested in listening to or performing piano of any genre, at any level. We generally discuss all things piano-related and even have a weekly dose of a brief introduction to a new pianist, to broaden our scope of the piano world for members for which it has not been so exposed to.

The University of Southampton Sinfonietta (Sinf) is the university's only chamber music ensemble that allows members to experience working with a different professional conductor each term. Run entirely by students, it has quickly developed an outstanding reputation for performing high quality music that covers a wide range of repertoire. The orche...

Southampton University Philharmonic Choir is a combined choir with the City of Southampton Philharmonic Choir, making us the largest in the South West of England. Rehearsals are every Monday evening 7:20-9:30 on campus in the Turner Simms. We average 3 to 4 concerts throughout the year in locations such as Southampton Guildhall, Winchester, with sp...

SUStrings is a friendly and active string orchestra which was founded to provide string musicians the opportunity to play an extensive and varied repertoire for string orchestra. There are no auditions and anyone who plays the violin, viola, cello or double bass to Grade 5 or above is welcome. We rehearse weekly and perform at least one concert per...

The Southampton University Jazz Band is a welcoming, non-auditioned big band. We will be playing a very wide variety of music across different playing standards and difficulties - if you can play an instrument in our horn or rhythm section then then there will be something for you to play! We have rehearsals once a week. These are designed to be...

Our orchestra is an auditioned ensemble made up of musicians from the university. We are made up of woodwind, brass and rhythm sections and aim to perform at least 3 major gigs a year on campus while also performing outside the uni. Last year, our venues included the prestigious Concorde Club in Eastleigh while we also toured to Montreux Jazz Festi...

We are a mixed group of non-auditioned singers who come together to rehearse and learn a wide variety of music: everything from Queen to Pachelbel. Whether you're new to singing or have been at it for years, you are more than welcome to join. We hold two concerts per year and also have many opportunities to showcase solo performances, small groups ...

The Southampton University Symphony Orchestra is widely recognised as one of the leading student orchestras in the UK. The orchestra seeks to provide the most talented musicians at the university with the opportunity to study and perform some of the most challenging symphonic repertoire. We cater both for members seeking to pursue careers in profes...

SUSWO, originally founded by woodwind and brass players at the university, performs a varied and challenging repertoire to a high standard. The orchestra gives a wide range of musicians from across the university the chance to perform in a friendly and talented ensemble. Today the orchestra has approximately fifty members and aims to perform three ...