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When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Tutor Multiple
  • Course Code W22CCLG01B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

A small orchestra of high standard, playing music from the 18th century to the present day. Students can join in any term. We are currently looking to recruit string and trumpet players. There will be two concerts this term, one in the middle of February and a second at the end of March.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this 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

Cost

  • Full fee
    £125
  • Concession fee
    £95
  • 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. The orchestra will give two concerts on 3 February 2022 and 17 March 2022.

    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 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.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Excellent attendance and punctuality [include over 90% if you think it would be helpful] is required from all students. This course requires study/completion of activities outside of class time [include number of hours if appropriate].

    What you need

    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' Advanced Chamber Music & Piano Accompaniment', 'Chamber Performers' Group', 'Morley Wind Ensemble'. You may also want to join the 'Orchestral Conducting' course..