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Information for Members


Key dates

Mon 4th Dec 2017 First rehearsal for spring concert
Mon 11th Dec 2017 Last rehearsal before Christmas
Mon 8th Jan 2018 First rehearsal after Christmas break
Fri 16th Mar 2018 Pre-concert rehearsal
Sat 17th Mar 2018 Spring Concert - European Romantic Masterpieces with Konya Kanneh-Mason (see below)
Mon 19th Mar 2018 No rehearsal - post concert break
Mon 2nd Apr 2018 No rehearsal - Easter
Mon 7th May 2018 No rehearsal - May Bank Holiday
Mon 28h May 2018 No rehearsal - Spring Bank Holiday
Sat 14th July 2018 Summer Concert (Programme to be agreed)
Mon 3rs Sept 2018 First Rehearsal for the 2018/19 season
Sat 24th Nov 2018 Autumn Concert (Programme to be agreed)



Spring Concert 'European Romantic Masterpieces with Konya Kanneh-Mason' - 17th March 2018

Rehearsals for our Autumn Concert started on 4th Dec, and our Librarians have secured loan copies of all the music which will be available at rehearsls. (You therefore don't need to print any music from IMSLP, although links are provided below, in case you do want to print your own copy so you can annotate it).

---Composer--- ----Composition---- --------Manuscript--------- ----Listening----
Wagner Meistersingers orchestral suite Music score will be provided
but if you want to print, click here
Youtube track
Borodin Prince Igor and Polovtsian Dances Music score will be provided
but if you want to print, click here
Youtube track
Schumann Piano Concerto Music score will be provided
but if you want to print, click here
Youtube track



Rehearsals and Membership Info

Rehearsals are held at the Sherwood Rise site of the Djanogly City Academy, NG7 7AR (See map) on Monday evenings starting at 7.00 pm, but if you are able to arrive a few minutes early to help put out chairs, that is really helpful. We have a refreshment break at 'half time' and 3 members of the Orchestra are rostered each week to provide this:- one to set up before the practice starts; a second to boil the kettles then, with the third, to serve the refreshments and tidy away afterwards. Please check the Rota to see when you are scheduled. Rehearsals finish at 9.15 pm so we can clear away by 9.30.

Subs are currently £80 per year, and should be paid by standing order - either annually in January, or quarterly in November, February, May and August. Please contact the treasurer, Roger Kilby, for standing order information. The one exception to this is that full-time student membership is free - so don't forget to tell Roger if you already are (or if you become) a student!