Morley Chamber Orchestra

When and Where

19 Apr 2018 - 7 Jun 2018 (17.5 hours, 7 weeks)
Days and times
Thursday 19:00 - 21:30
Morley College London


Full fee
Concession fee
Senior fee
Senior Fee discount not applicable

Quick Facts

Catherine Clarke, Charles Peebles
Course code

What you will learn

A small orchestra of high standard, playing music from the 18th century to the present day. The orchestra gives regular public concerts. Students can join in any term, subject to audition.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • The work of the orchestra is ongoing and you will play a varied selection of the chamber orchestra literature from late baroque until the present day.

Class format and activities

You will learn from the conductor through participation in rehearsals and preparation for performances, and from your colleagues in the orchestra.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

There is an audition process, but entry is also by recommendation or application to the conductor. A level of ABRSM Grade 7/8 board or comparable standard is needed and ideally some depth of previous orchestral experience. It is possible under some circumstances to join the orchestra after the start of each term.

Online enrolment on term 3 of this course, is only available to those enrolled in the previous term. If you are a current student you will have received an email alerting you to this. If you are new to this course please select 'Ask a Question' and the curriculum department will contact you.

What you need to know before you enrol

Playing long orchestral pieces does require some physical and mental stamina

What you will need for your class

You will only need to bring your instrument

What you can do next

You may be interested in more specialised advanced instrumental classes such as' Chamber Music & Piano Accompaniment', 'Chamber Performers' Group', 'Morley Wind Ensemble' and 'Morley Flute Choir',