Making waves at Medway: the Medway Music Society look ahead

President of this year’s Medway Music Society,  Jack McDonnell, dishes the inside info on what’s been happening, and what’s to come, out West…


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Jack McDonnell (centre) at the helm of the Medway Music Society Exec

Music Society are back with a bang in 2013 and have a plethora of auditory treats for your delectation in the coming weeks.

Last term we had great success with our events having launched our first ever weekend Socials and with Battle of the Bands raising over £125 for an array of charities including UMSA RaG and Kent Hitch.

BigBandPosterWe’re very pleased to say that we’ve successfully lobbied the University into securing professional leadership of the Big Band-esque ensemble “JAM” or Jazz at Medway (now lea by Peter Cook – Thursdays 5pm, The Galv) as well as the Universities at Medway Chamber Choir (now led by Sarah Dacey – Mondays 6pm, Medway Building) who have upcoming plans to become an UMSA Society in their own right. Both ensembles had a number of great performances last term, at Medway Law Group’s Annual Dinner and the UMSA Carol Concert in December. Our society memberships have smashed our peak from last year, and we’re well on target to break 100 members by the end of the year.

Medway_Chamber_ChoirMusic Soc’s infamous Tuesday nights in Coopers Bar continue this term with a unique mixture of old (band nights, open mic, rockaoke) and new (Music Soc vs Music Dept, Socials, Folk Night) over the coming weeks. To keep up with the news of these, upcoming executive elections as well as our contributions to the Asian Society’s Culture Shock, Diversity Celebration Fayre and the UMSA Summer Party join us online through…



For a full details of membership benefits and how to join, visit our spread on the UMSA website.
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