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University Results

RESULTS FROM THE 2016 COMPETITION:

Semi-Final: London – 8th April 2016

GROUPS PERFORMING IN THE SEMI-FINAL: The Sweet Nothings, Northern Lights, Pitch Fight, Aquapella, The Bluebelles, The Alleycats, Killer Quines, RadioOctave, The Songsmiths, Bristol Suspensions, Cadenza, The Rolling Tones

Outstanding Musicality: Cadenza for ‘The Way You Look Tonight’

Outstanding Individual: Zara Tso of The Rolling Tones (a new award for 2016)

Outstanding Performance: The Songsmiths

Groups going through to final: The Bristol Suspensions, The Songsmiths, Cadenza, Aquapella, The Rolling Tones

Final: London – 9th April 2016

Outstanding Musicality: Aquapella

Outstanding Soloist: Ben Drinkwater from The Songsmiths for ‘Hello’

Outstanding Arrangement: Alex from Cadenza for ‘Hide and Seek’

Outstanding Choreography: The Bristol Suspensions

Outstanding Beatboxing: Scott from The Bristol Suspensions

OVERALL UK UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONs 2016: The Bristol Suspensions

 

RESULTS FROM THE 2015 COMPETITION:

Semi-Final: Birmingham – 10th April 2015

GROUPS PERFORMING IN THE SEMI-FINAL: Aquapella, Semi-Toned, The Accidentals, The Alleycats, The Bristol Suspensions, The Songsmiths, Aberpella, HotTUBBS, Choral Stimulation, The Rolling Tones, The Scopes, The Sweet Nothings

Outstanding Soloist: Ben Drinkwater of The Songsmiths for ‘Lay Me Down’; Michael Luya of Semi-Toned for ‘Samson’

Outstanding Arrangement: Zara Tso of The Rolling Tones for ‘Awake My Soul’

Outstanding Performance: The Alleycats

Groups going through to final: Semi-Toned, The Alleycats, The Songsmiths, Choral Stimulation, The Rolling Tones

Final: Birmingham – 11th April 2015

Outstanding Soloist: Ben Drinkwater of the Songsmiths for ‘Lay Me Down’

Outstanding Overall Performance: Semi-Toned for ‘Rich Man’

Outstanding Arrangement: Zara Tso of the Rolling Tones for ‘Awake My Soul’

Outstanding Choreography: The Alleycats

WARD SWINGLE AWARD FOR ORIGINALITY: Choral Stimulation

 

OVERALL UK UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONs 2015: Semi-Toned

 

RESULTS FROM THE 2014 COMPETITION:

Semi-Final: London – 8th March 2014

GROUPS PERFORMING IN THE SEMI-FINAL: The Accidentals, The Alleycats, All The King’s Men, Choral Stimulation, The King’s Chicks, Out of the Blue, The Scopes, Semi-Toned, The Songsmiths, The Sons of Pitches, The Techtonics and The Uptone Girls

Outstanding Musicality: Out of the Blue for ‘The Sound of Silence’

Outstanding Soloist: Peter Noden of The Techtonics

Outstanding Arrangement: Edward Scott of Semi-Toned and Harry Style of The Songsmiths

Outstanding Choreography: Choral Stimulation

Outstanding Overall Performance: Semi-Toned

Groups going through to final: All The King’s Men, Out of the Blue, Semi-Toned, The Songsmiths, and The Techtonics

 

Final: London – 9th March 2014

Outstanding Soloist: Michael Luya of Semi-Toned for ‘Motion Picture Soundtrack’

Outstanding Overall Performance: Out of the Blue

Outstanding Arrangement: Bobby Goulder of Out of the Blue

Outstanding Choreography: The Songsmiths

 

OVERALL UK UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONs 2014: Out of the Blue

 

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RESULTS FROM THE 2013 COMPETITION:

Regional 1: St Andrews – 23rd Feb 2013

Outstanding Musicality: The Other Guys

Outstanding Soloist: Victoria Metcalf of Aberpella for ‘Read All About It’

Outstanding Arrangement: David Ragg of Choral Stimulation

Group going through to final: Choral Stimulation

 

Regional 2: Exeter – 2nd Mar 2013

Outstanding Musicality: Aquapella for ‘Crazy’

Outstanding Vocal Percussion: Jack Telfer-St-Claire of Semi-Toned for ‘Knights of Cydonia’

Outstanding Choreography: Semi-toned

Group going through to final: Semi-Toned

 

Regional 3: Oxford – 3rd Mar 2013

Outstanding Musicality: The Oxford Belles

Outstanding Performance: In the Pink

Outstanding Soloist: Georgia Comrie of In the Pink for ‘Both Sides Now’

Group going through to final: The Oxford Alternotives

 

Regional 4: Birmingham – 9th Mar 2013

Outstanding Musicality: The Songsmiths

Outstanding Performance: Sons of Pitches

Outstanding Soloist: Lorcan Byrne of The Songsmiths for ‘Big Love’ and Charlye Simpson of The Uptone Girls for ‘Landslide”

Outstanding Audience Engagement: Andrew Wilson of The Augmental for ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’

Outstanding Arrangement: Sons of Pitches for ‘Lose Yourself”

Outstanding Vocal Percussion: Jack Blume of Sons of Pitches and Lizzie Jones of The Uptone Girls

Group going through to final: Sons of Pitches

 

REGIONAL 5: london – 9TH MAR 2013

Outstanding Choreography: Tom Hindmarch and Eunseog Lee of All The King’s Men for ‘Forever’ 

Outstanding Soloist: ‘The Sexy Baritone’ aka David Maguire of The Techtonics

Outstanding Arrangement: Sam Robson of Vive for ‘Your Motivation’

Outstanding Vocal Percussion: Max Hunter of The Techtonics

WARD SWINGLE AWARD FOR ORIGINALITY: Vive 

Groups going through to final: All the King’s Men and Vive

 

FINAL: 15TH MAR 2013

Outstanding Musicality: Vive

Outstanding Performance: Jessica Reeves of The Oxford Alternotives for ‘Samson’

Outstanding Arrangement: Sam Robson of Vive for ‘Troubles we find’

Outstanding Vocal Percussion: Jack Blume of Sons of Pitches

Outstanding Choreography: Joe Hinds and Joe Belham of Sons of Pitches

 

OVERALL uk UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONs 2013: vive

 

UK Voice Festival champions 2013- Vice

Results from the 2012 competition:

Regional 1: London – 11th Feb 2012

Outstanding Performance: The Techtonics for ‘Earthquake’

Outstanding Soloist: David Verhoeren of the Techtonics

Outstanding Choreography: Henry Southern and All the King’s Men

Group going through to final: All the King’s Men

 

Regional 2: Birmingham – 25th Feb 2012

Outstanding Musicality: Voice Versa for ‘True Colours’

Outstanding Performance: Sons of Pitches

Outstanding Arrangement: Harry Fox of 95 Keys for ‘Chicago’

Outstanding Choreography: Ben Hastings of Sons of Pitches for ‘Club Medley 2’

Group going through to the final: Sons of Pitches

 

Regional 3: Oxford – 26th Feb 2012

Outstanding Musicality: The Oxford Gargoyles

Outstanding Performance: The Ultrasounds

Outstanding Arrangement by a friend of the groups: Samuel Parsons for ‘The Blower’s Daughter’ performed by In The Pink

Outstanding Soloist: Sophie Giles of The Oxford Belles for Jar of Hearts

Highly Commended Soloist: Laurie Cottam of Out of the Blue for Got to Get you Into My Life/ Isn’t She Lovely

Outstanding Vocal Percussion: Alexander Deng of the Ultrasounds

Outstanding Choreography: The Oxford Alternotives

Group going through to the final: Out of the Blue

 

Regional 4: Bristol – 3rd Mar 2012

Outstanding Performance: The Sweet Nothings

Outstanding Arrangement: Ed Henley of Semi-Toned for ‘Jaundice’

Outstanding Vocal Percussion: Jack Telfer St. Claire of Semi-Toned

Outstanding Choreography: HotTUBBS for ‘Telephone’

Group going through to the final: HotTUBBS

 

Regional 5: St Andrews – 3rd Mar 2012

Outstanding Performance: The Other Guys

Outstanding Solo: Vicki Robertson and Grace Hardy of the Accidentals for ‘The Voice Within’

Outstanding Vocal Percussion: Cammy Dobbie of the Alleycats

Outstanding Choreography: Philip De Winter Shaw of the Alleycats for ‘Till the World Ends / DJ Got us fallin’ in love / Tonight’

Group going through to the final: The Other Guys

Final: 10th Mar 2012

Outstanding Musicality: All the King’s Men for ‘Hallelujah’

Outstanding Performance: Out of the Blue

Outstanding Arrangement: Richard Phillips of The Other Guys for ‘Skinny Love’

Outstanding Stagecraft: Sons of Pitches for ‘Club Medley 2’

 

 

OVERALL uk UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONs 2012: All the King’s Men

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Results from the 2011 competition:

Regional 1: Cambridge – 19th Feb 2011

Outstanding Musicality: Cadenza

Outstanding Performance: The Alternotives

Outstanding Arrangement: Afra Morris and Jeremy Solly of the Oxford Alternotives for ‘Tightrope’

Outstanding Soloist: Alexis Tymon of Cadenza for ‘Holding out for a Hero’

Highly Commended Soloist: Cadenza for ‘Hurt’

Group going through to final: Cadenza

 

Regional 2: Birmingham – 26th Feb 2011

Outstanding Performance: Augmented 7

Outstanding Arrangement: Mark Nathan for ‘The Club Medley’

Outstanding Vocal Percussion: Mark Nathan

Group going through to final: Augmented 7

 

Regional 3: Oxford – 27th Feb 2011

Outstanding Arrangmenet: Alex Kaiserman of the Oxford Gargoyles for ‘Straighten Up and Fly Right’

Outstanding Soloist: Evan Campbell of the Oxford Gargoyles for ‘September’

Group going through to final: Out of the Blue

 

Regional 4: St Andrews – 4th Mar 2011

Outstanding Musicality: The Other Guys

Outstanding Performance: Choral Stimulation for ‘Night at the Movies’

Outstanding Arrangement: The Other Guys for ‘Royal Romance’

Outstanding Soloist: Anna MacDonald of The Accidentals for ‘Rolling in the Deep

Highly Commended Soloist: Henry Synge of the Other Guys for ‘Kiss from a Rose’ and Phil of the Alleycats for ‘When we were Young’

Outstanding Vocal Percusion: Cammie Dobbie of the Alleycats and Ellie Mason of the Accidentals

Group going through to final: The Accidentals

 

Regional 5: London – 5th Mar 2011

Outstanding Musicality: All the King’s Men

Outstanding Performance: The Techtonics

Group going through to final: All the King’s Men

 

Final: 12th Mar 2011

Outstanding Musicality: Out of the Blue

Outstanding Performance: All the King’s Men for ‘Boogie Nights/I Don’t Feel Like Dancing’

Highly Commended Arrangement: The Accidentals for ‘Price Tag’ and Dominic Johnpillai of Cadenza for ‘Hurt’

Outstanding Soloist: Dominic Johnpillai of Cadenza for ‘Thriller’

Highly Commended Soloist: Alexis Tymon of Cadenza for ‘Holding out a Hero’ and Jess Ford of Cadenza for ‘Hurt’

Highly Commended Vocal Percusion: The Accidentals

 

OVERALL uk university champions: Cadenza

 

Results from the 2010 competition:

Semifinal 1: Cambridge – 27th Feb 2010

Outstanding Performance: Fitz Barbershop

Outstanding Arrangement: Christian Carter of the Techtonics for Come Undone

WARD SWINGLE AWARD FOR ORIGINALITY: Fitz Barbershop

Groups going through to final: Cadenza and The The Sirens

 

 

Semifinal 2: Oxford – 28th Feb 2010

Outstanding Musicality: Out of the Blue

Highly Commended: The Oxford Gargoyles

Outstanding Arrangement: Alex Kaiserman of The Oxford Gargoyles for If I Ain’t Got You

Outstanding Solo: Brigette Manion of The Oxford Gargoyles for If I Ain’t Got You

Outstanding Performace: The Oxford Alternotives

Groups going through to final: Out of the Blue and The Oxford Gargoyles

 

 

Semifinal 3: St Andrews – 6th Mar 2010

Outstanding Solo: Caroline Forrest of Choral Stimulation for Crazy Dreams

Outstanding Performance: The Accidentals

Outstanding Arrangement: Iain Glen of The Other Guys for Gravity

Groups going through to final: The Alleycats and The Accidentals

 

 

Final: London – 13th Mar 2010

Outstanding Arrangement: Alex Kaiserman of The Oxford Gargoyles for If I Ain’t Got You

Outstanding Soloist: Dom Johnpillai and Jessical Walters of Cadenza for Aloce

Outstanding Musicality: The Sirens

Outstanding Performance: The Alleycats and Fitz Barbershop

 

OVERALL uk university champions: The Oxford Gargoyles

 

Results from the 2009 competition:

 

Semifinal 1: Cambridge – 20th Feb 2009

Outstanding Musicality: Fitz Barbershop – Wonderful Tonight

Outstanding Arrangement: Tom Brady – Alternotives – Bridge Over Troubled Water/Lean on Me

Outstanding Solo: Afra Morris – Alternotives – Bridge Over Troubled Water/Lean on Me

Groups going through to final: Cadenza and The Alternotives

 

Semifinal 2: Oxford – 28th Feb 2009

Outstanding Musicality: The Oxford Gargoyles

Outstanding Arrangement: Callum Au, The Oxford Gargoyles

Groups going through to final: Out of the Blue and The Oxford Belles

 

Semifinal 3: St Andrews – 7th Mar 2009

Outstanding Solo: David Borowski – The Other Guys – Desperado

Outstanding Performance: The Alleycats – Dance Wiv Me/Lovestoned/Billie Jean

Groups going through to final: The Other Guys and The Alleycats

 

Final: London – 14th Mar 2009

Outstanding Arrangement: Tom Brady (Oxford Alternotives) and Lizzy Weintz (Alleycats)

Outstanding Soloist: David Borowsky (The Other Guys)

 

OVERALL uk university champions: Out of the Blue.