230821 25 Cambridgeshire Holiday Orchestra

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This course runs for four days for most people, with an extra fifth day for those involved in the Upper Presentation (see below). Our Course Director will be Russell Keable.

Morning sessions include three levels of String Groups and three levels of Wind Bands. These are for children who play orchestral instruments, plus a few recorders in the Training Wind Band - please do check with the Booking Form for the all-important Grade requirements. There are lots of other musical activities for children to enjoy and each participant can choose to join three morning sections. They then stay in these sections throughout the course and always make tremendous progress

In the afternoon there are three orchestras, each with their own particular character.

  • 2pm -3 pm 'Training Orchestra , grades 2-5, conducted by Anne Templer. On the fourth day carers and family members are invited to join forces with this orchestra
  • 2pm-3pm Intermediate Orchestra (aka Lower Orchestra): Grade 4-6 conducted by Russell Keable
  • 2pm -3pm Agi Peach will be offering an hour of African Song for children aged 13+.This is mainly but not exclusively for those children waiting for the Upper Orchestra
  • 3.15pm to 5.30 pm: Upper Orchestra, grades 6+, conducted by Russell Keable

more about Cambridgeshire Holiday Orchestra

Cambridgeshire Holiday Orchestra offers a wide range of musical activities, including wind bands, choirs, string ensembles, folk music, jazz, gamelan and full orchestras of different levels.

Courses are open to anyone age 7 to 18. There are no auditions and you do not need to already play an instrument.

Our fun, friendly courses run for 4 or 5 days during the Christmas, Easter and Summer holidays. They offer a great opportunity to develop and extend musical skills and experience, as well to socialise and make new friends.