School of Arts, English and Languages

Performance Groups

Queen's Big Band

The emphasis in Big Band is on learning about playing jazz, offering a friendly environment for staff and students.

Workshops/Rehearsals: Mondays 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Harty Room Auditions: all welcome but subject to availability. Contact Prof Piers Hellawell p.hellawell@qub.ac.uk

Queen's Chamber Choir

This is a flexible chamber choir for enthusiastic singers whose membership is drawn from throughout the University and the local community.

Director: Mr Edward Craig Rehearsals: Tuesdays 5.30pm - 7.30pm, Lecture Room Auditions: Contact Mrs Audrey Smyth regarding auditions

QUBe

QUBEnsemble

QUBe is a forum for improvisation, conduction and new music involving students, staff, and musicians from inside and outside the University.

Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 5 pm - 7 pm, Sonic Lab, SARC Contact Steve Davis, dakiz@hotmail.com for further information

Brass Bend

Queen's University Brass Band

Queen's University Brass Band welcomes experienced brass band players from inside and outside the University.

Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Harty Room (September - June) Venue: Harty Room, QUB Contact: Professor Michael Alcorn, brass@qub.ac.uk

QUSO

Queen's University Symphony Orchestra

QUSO is the student-run orchestra of Queen's University Belfast, consisting of approximately sixty students from various subject areas throughout the University.

Tuesdays, 6pm - 8:45 pm, Harty Room Venue: Harty Room, QUB Committee Contact: quso@qub.ac.uk

Queen's Viol Consort

Queen’s Viol Consort was formed about 30 years ago. Students, lecturers, and the general public are invited to join.

Rehearsals: Mondays 12:30pm - 1:30pm (small consort session); Saturday (once a month), 2:30pm – 6pm (large consort session) Venue: Harty Room. Contact: Professor Yo Tomita y.tomita@qub.ac.uk

Societies

There are a number of societies formed by School of Creative Arts students.  

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JAM

JAM

Junior Academy of Music

Providing music activities for aspiring young musicians from ages 4 - 17. Activities include children's choir, brass band, instrument tuition, and creative music technology

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