Daytime Orchestras

DTOIf you play an orchestral instrument to Grade 3 or above, then why not come along and play with one of our Daytime Orchestras based in Loughborough and Nottingham!

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 7 – 9 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 String Animateur, Ann-Marie Shaw, 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:

Rehearsals in the Autumn Term will be held on:

Sept 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7, 14, 21 – Enrol online

Rehearsals in the Spring Term will be held on:

Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20

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


NOTTINGHAM

Thursdays, 10.30am – 12.30pm

St Margaret’s Church Hall, Aspley Lane, Aspley, Nottingham NG8 5GE

The Nottingham Daytime Orchestra, conducted by Gill Henshaw, is based in Aspley. The venue is easy to find; it is situated just off the ring road on Aspley Lane (look out for Bluecoat Academy on the corner of Aspley Lane/ring road heading towards Mansfield). There is a car park in the church hall grounds and plenty of parking on the adjacent streets. The church is two mins walk from a bus route – NCT Turquoise Line No. 77 (towards Strelley) and alight at St Margaret’s Church.

Dates:

Rehearsals in the Autumn Term will be held on:

Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec 7 – Enrol online

*Please note December 7 has been added to cover the cancelled rehearsal on 5 Oct*

Rehearsals in the Spring Term will be held on:

Jan 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22

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

How to enrol

The cost for the Autumn Term is £45 for the 10 sessions. Enrol online here 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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