The Society for all Woodwind, Brass, Percussion and String Bass players

​​​The University of Nottingham

Blowsoc runs 9 regularly rehearsing ensembles from a 50-strong Wind Orchestra to Moonlighters Big Band. Rehearsals are fun and mostly informal and we perform a variety of exciting and challenging works at high quality concert venues and national competitions.

We are one of the most socially active societies in Nottingham University and hold our famous joint socials throughout the year with our sister society, Mussoc!

We are one of the largest student run music societies at The University of Nottingham, we offer a fantastic playing experience for Woodwind, Brass, Percussion and Big Band players. Most of our ensembles require no audition, so anyone can get involved! We also boast a 50-person strong Wind Orchestra and our 'Moonlighter's Big Band'. 

So whether you are an aspiring professional Jazz Trumpet player, a traditional Brass Band lover or you picked up the Clarinet at school once, there is something for everyone!

Our Affiliates:

Find the perfect group for you and get involved!

Blowsoc University of Nottingham Music Society for Brass and Woodwind

Find the programme and information here!

University Park Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG7 2RD GB
Phone: 0115 84 68800 Website:

Want to hear us play? Come to our Lunch Time Concerts

- They're free! 

No matter your ability you can get involved with music through Blowsoc! From contests and professional gigs to lunch time concerts and informal rehearsals - there is something for everyone!

Upcoming Events

Join the Society today, only £6 for the whole year - this gives you access to all rehearsals, socials and Tour! 

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