Welcome to 2024

Looking forward to catching up with everyone after the Christmas holidays – rehearsals start again on Monday 8 January, usual time and place. We have a couple of performances to prepare for and look forward to – hope the holiday practising went well...

Rehearsals 2024

Early reminder: 2024 rehearals start again on Monday 8 January, usual time and place. We have a couple of performances to prepare for and look forward to – happy practising over the holidays 🙂

Orchestra members

A warm welcome back to all the students who have returned after their summer vacations: Francesca Perry-Poletti, Chloe Hunter, Holly Anderson, Ruby Hancox, and William Jackson-Bettles. Plus, new member William Gowing. We really appreciate your valuable contribution to...

Looking for a new Treasurer

Andy Beard, our Treasurer and newsletter editor, will be giving up his Treasurer duties at the end of this financial year, on 31 August 2024. If you would like to take on this role, please talk to Andy directly. We have excellent systems for managing the orchestra...

Orchestra Playing Day, Sat 21 Oct 2023

What a lovely day that was! How wonderful for the full orchestra to get lost in a whole day of music-making, especially after a break of a year. It was fun and relaxed, with lots of playing, and it was also a great opportunity to socialise and get to know the rest of...

July Concert

We are all greatly looking forward to our next concert in July, especially as this time our soloist is our very own conductor, Chris Morgan!  It will be a fantastic experience to perform with him as he crosses to the other side of the baton. With all the bank holidays...

Our Family Concert Returns!

We’re back!!  After many months without rehearsals, slowly coming back together in small, spaced out sectionals, and then finally full orchestra rehearsals that *almost* feel like normal (I think we could all get used to having our own stands!!), we’re...

Concert this Saturday!

So, the last Monday evening rehearsal is done. Just the concert to go. We’re all looking forward to meeting Indira (soloist) on Saturday afternoon before the concert on Saturday evening.

…and that’s a wrap!

So that’s the end of another great season. Some great music and great concerts. More steps forward. Great collaborations with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – especially a wonderful evening led by conductor Marta Gardolińska and a fantastic string...