Daytime Orchestras

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If you play an orchestral instrument to Grade 2 or above, then why not come along and play with one of our Daytime Orchestras based in Loughborough and Nottingham!

LOUGHBOROUGH AND NOTTINGHAM DAYTIME ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS HAVE NOW BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FOLLOWING TODAY’S GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT (16/03/2020)

These two orchestras, designed for adult instrumentalists who have recently picked up an instrument or have rediscovered a love of playing, rehearse 3 terms per year. Autumn (Sept – Nov), Spring (Jan – March) and Summer (April – June) with 10 rehearsals per term. A wide ranging repertoire has been chosen for the orchestra with something for everyone, from classics to film music!


LOUGHBOROUGH

Tuesdays, 10.00am – 12.00pm

All Saints Church, Steeple Row, Loughborough LE11 1UX

Conducted by Music for Everyone’s Wind Animateur, Gill Henshaw, the Loughborough Daytime Orchestra meets on a Tuesday morning from 10.00am – 12.00pm at All Saints Church, Steeple Row, Loughborough, LE11 1UX. The venue is easy to find. It is situated in the centre of Loughborough on Steeple Row, look for the huge spire! From Leicester, follow the A6 into town. There is restricted parking, both in the church and on the street. If parking at the church, please use the paved areas at either side of the church. The nearest large car park is the Rushes Car Park on the A6. KinchBus No 9 from Broadmarsh bus station, Nottingham and NCT Navy Line No 1 Collin St/Railway Station leaves on the hour and half past. Get off in Baxter Gate. Kinch Skylink Leicester to Derby, get off in the High St, which is a 10 minute walk to the church.

Dates 2019/20:

Rehearsals in the Autumn Term will be held on:

Sept 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22 Nov 5, 12, 19, Dec 3

Rehearsals in the Spring Term will be held on:

Jan 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 25, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Enrol online here

Rehearsals in the Summer Term will be held on:

Apr 28, May 5, 12, 19, Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Jul 7

The final session will include an informal concert to friends and family.


NOTTINGHAM

Thursdays, 10.30am – 12.30pm

St Martin’s Church, Trevose Gardens, Sherwood NG5 3FU

The Nottingham Daytime Orchestra, conducted by Gill Henshaw, is based in Sherwood.
How to get there by car:
The venue is easy to find – it is next to Woodthorpe Park, turning left off the Mansfield Road heading towards Nottingham, or turning right if heading towards Arnold. There is plenty of parking in the church grounds and also on Trevose Gardens.

How to get there by bus:
All buses travelling along the Mansfield Road stop at Magnus Road (Nottingham to Arnold) or Woodthorpe Drive (Arnold to Sherwood) the church is a 2 mins walk along Trevose Gardens.

Dates 2019/20:

Rehearsals in the Autumn Term will be held on:

Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, Nov 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec 5, 12

Rehearsals in the Spring Term will be held on:

Jan 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 27, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26, Apr 2 Enrol online here

Rehearsals in the Summer Term will be held on:

Apr 30, May 7, 14, 21, June 4, 11, 18, 25, Jul 2, 9

The final session will include an informal concert to friends and family.

How to enrol

The cost for the Spring 2020 term will be £48. Online enrolment is now open if you wish to pay in advance. Alternatively, you can pay by cheque (made payable to Music for Everyone) or cash at the first rehearsal.

You can email the office at admin@music-for-everyone.org for more information.

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