University of Leicester make it to the Finals of National Competition

University Gospel Choir of the Year finalists include University of Leicester

Issued by University Gospel Choir of the Year (UGCY) on 30 June 2013

Leicester University Gospel Choir has been selected as one of the eight finalist choirs in the annual University Gospel Choir of the Year Competition 2013.

Each choir will be performing in this exciting evening of music in the wonderful setting of the London Hippodrome, Golders Green. Come and support Leicester University Gospel Choir when they sing against the other 7 finalists, for the UGCY 2013 title!

The award-winning University Gospel Choir of the Year (UGCY) annual competition is back this summer for its 3rd annual show! Boasting the top vocalists and brilliantly talented young people UK universities have to offer, expect a night of great entertainment, great music and family fun which is guaranteed to leave you uplifted and inspired! 

Hosted by MOBO Award Winner Rachel Kerr, UGCY 2013 will take place 6th July 2013 at 7pm, at the historic Hippodrome in the heart of North West London - Golders Green. The top 8 university Gospel choirs will battle it out to take home the prestigious UGCY 2013 title. This years line up is as follows: 

University of Surrey (University of Surrey Gospel Choir)  
Queen Mary University (QMUL Unite Choir)  
Imperial College (ICGC)  
Royal Holloway University (Royal Holloway Gospel Choir)  
University of the West of England (UWE Gospel Choir)  
Canterbury Christchurch University (Christchurch Gospel Choir)  
University of Leicester (Leicester University Voices) 

And back to defend their title, our 2012 champions: 
University of Manchester (Harmony Gospel Choir) 

With support from the Mayor of London, MPs and influential individuals from across the spectrum, UGCY is proud to be able to provide this unprecedented platform for young people to really shine and showcase their musical talents. 

Now celebrating the third anniversary the competition will once again showcase the best and brightest of the UK’s university gospel scene and is shaping up to be our best show yet! 

Purchase your Tickets Now. Advanced online tickets are £12.00 from, more on the door.

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