RNCM Wins UniBrass 2017

The RNCM Brass Band came out on top at this year’s UniBrass Competition.

Not only did the band win the coveted UniBrass Trophy, but second year undergraduate Dominic Longhurst (cornet) picked up the award for Best Soloist, while fourth year composer Callum Harrison was announced as Best Conductor.

Taking place at Harrogate International Centre on Saturday 18 February, the competition is divided into two categories (UniBrass Trophy and UniBrass Shield) and features university bands from across the country. Alongside the RNCM, bands competing for the UniBrass Trophy included Birmingham Conservatoire and the Universities of Bangor, Birmingham, Huddersfield, Manchester, Nottingham, Southampton and Warwick.