Play with us! Join the Orchestra For All, a short series of four rehearsals and a concert of well-known classical tunes, free of charge and open to all players of any instrument, any ability and any experience.
Rehearsals on Wednesdays, 7.30-9.30pm, Peebles High School Assembly Hall, Peebles:
Wednesday 31 January 2024
Wednesday 7 February 2024
Wednesday 21 February 2024
Wednesday 28 February 2024
Concert on Saturday 2 March 2024, 3.00pm, Peebles High School Assembly Hall, Peebles.
The programme includes well-known music from film, theatre, TV and concert hall:
Star Wars (selection, arranged)
Doctor Who theme
2nd movement of Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"
Habanera and Toreador's Song from Bizet's Carmen
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5
Mars from Holst's The Planets
Colonel Bogey by Alford
The Firebird (Finale) by Stravinsky
These pieces are arranged in parts for beginners, grade 1-3, and grade 4-5 abilities, which can all be played together.
Other pieces have been arranged and simplified, and vary in difficulty from grade 2 to grade 5.
If you have ever wanted to try playing with an orchestra, or if you used to play but you're a bit rusty, or if you're an experienced player, then this is for you! Everyone is welcome, as long as you play an instrument and you can read music.
Orchestra For All is completely free - register now!
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