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2013 UniBrass draw revealed

The student bands taking part in the 2013 UniBrass contest now know if they have to get up before Countdown to take part in the great 2013 event.

UniBrass

 

The draw has been made for the UniBrass contest, which will take place at Lancaster University Great Hall on Saturday 16th February next year.

Reigning champions

Reigning champions Brass United from the Royal Northern College of Music will defend their honour in the new Elite Section against Marylebone Brass in what promises to be a high class climax to the day.

Oxbridge start and finish

Before that though, 14 bands will battle it out for the Championship title in a contest that is bookended by ensembles from the two oldest rivals in the business—the dark blues of Oxford and light blues of Cambridge.

Last year’s runner-up University of Huddersfield and third placed local favourites Lancaster University return once more against a field of keen student rivals.

Championship Contest:

Morning:

1. University of Oxford
2. Keele University
3. University of Southampton
4. University of Manchester
5. University of York
6. University of Warwick
7. Durham University

Afternoon:

8. University of Huddersfield
9. Lancaster University
10. University of Birmingham
11. Bangor University
12. Cardiff University
13. University of Hull
14. University of Cambridge

Elite Contest:

1. Marylebone Brass
2. Brass United (Royal Northern College of Music)



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Sarah Groarke-Booth

BA (Hons) MA
Conductor, Adjudicator, Compere, Actor