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Music Societies raise over £1,000 for charity

The Music Centre's annual Free Concert 2014 was held in the Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre. With a huge audience, music societies performed after only a few rehearsals to demonstrate what they are all about. This year, the Warwick Brass Society raised money for two charities: UniBrass and Brass For Africa. In total they raised a huge £1036.08.

About UniBrass

UniBrass, the world's only inter-university brass band contest, is being hosted at the University of Warwick on 14 February 2015. A charity who aims to raise the profile of brass banding at university, they are becoming an integral part of brass players life whilst at university without which many more players would stop. Keep an eye on the Warwick Arts Centre listings for tickets. To find out more about UniBrass, or read about their upcoming tour of universities, UniTour, please visit their website:

About Brass For Africa

Brass For Africa is a charity who provide music education to some of the poorest parts of Africa, transforming young lives and communities. They work to build schools in communities to help young people to escape poverty. UniBrass regularly work with Brass For Africa, last year raising over £600 for them at the main contest. The money raised on this occasion would cover all costs for a month's music lessons and band practices for 60 kids living in the Good Shepherd Home and Orphanage. If you would like learn more about the work of Brass For Africa you can visit their website at

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