Tag Archive: Music Society

Sep 24

All the fun of the (Freshers’) Fayre

It’s Welcome Week; it’s Thursday; and that means only one thing; Freshers’ Fayre is in full swing! Campus is a-thrum with activity as the various societies and organisations endeavour to entice new arrivals to the University; the Music Society is in evidence with a stall both in Colyer-Fergusson foyer as well as in Eliot marquee, …

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Aug 10

Was It Good For You: Anna Shinkfield

Continuing the series in which musical alumni look back on their musical life at Kent: this week, woodwind-player and singer, Anna Shinkfield.   When were you at Kent? 2007 – 2011 What subject did you study? English and American Literature What occupation are you now engaged in? Arts Admin If music is not your profession, …

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Sep 26

All the fun of the Freshers’ Fair

Well done to the new Music Society team for their hard work both yesterday and today; today the society stall was awash with people signing up amidst a thronging hubbub in the Eliot marquee. Last year’s President, Emma, cheerfully serenaded passers-by with her accordion – one expected to see spontaneous Morris dancing break out or …

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Sep 26

Purple patch: Music Theatre Society on the foyer-stage

Live music on the foyer-stage began yesterday, as members of the University Music Theatre Society treated a lunchtime audience to songs from the shows. After a brief welcome from this year’s Music Theatre Society President, Chloe Newton, the society launched into an array of solo and ensemble pieces, including Let The Sun Shine and The …

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Oct 25

The ‘Spirit of Freshers’ winners!

Congratulations to the Music Society, which has won the ‘Stand that Most Embraced the Spirit of Freshers 2013’ award! (That’ll be easy to engrave on the gem-encrusted goblet no doubt coming its way…) It’s a tribute to the hard work of all the Society, and in particular its forward-looking executive trio of Emma, Matt and Rebecca, who have worked …

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Oct 24

The Stache Bash: Ist Movember

Next week, the Music Society presents ‘The Stache Bash!’ Friday 1 November in Origins, with live jazz; free entry, raising funds for Movember. Intrigued ? Then watch the trailer… More details on the event’s Facebook page here.

Sep 27

Freshers on Friday: an in-tents experience

Freshers’ Fayer in Eliot Marquee this afternoon.

Sep 26

All the fun of the (Freshers’) Fayre

With Freshers’ Week in full spate, today and tomorrow sees the Freshers’ Fayre, when all manner of societies across the University will be endeavouring to convince and cajole new students into joining the vast swathe of societies that makes up University Life. The Music Society is no exception, and is currently ensconced in the foyer …

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Dec 03

Music Society on the radio: an interview on CSRfm

Bursting with enthusiam for all things musical at the University, Society members Sophie Plötz and Emma Murton went on CSRfm recenty to talk about life at Kent. Click here to listen to what they had to say (on SoundCloud).

Nov 08

Singing for Royalty: Aisha Bove

Secretary of this year’s Music Society, cellist and soprano Aisha Bové was away from the University recently; it turns out she was involved in a very royal occasion indeed… Some of you might not have heard the news, but one of Europe’s monarchs got married on the 20th of October, reuniting all the important kings …

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