New players very welcome
(grade 5 standard and above, strings grade 4)
We’re particularly keen to recruit young people playing strings, double reed instruments, lower brass and french horn.
The orchestra offers you the opportunity to work with inspiring leaders and professional musicians, alongside like-minded young people from across Lancashire.
Rehearsals are at Lostock Hall Academy on alternate Sundays and there is an exciting programme of forthcoming events including concerts, courses, workshops and a summer tour.
Autumn Term 2018
Sunday September 2nd Rehearsal 1
Sunday September 16th Rehearsal 2 (Pre-Course Information meeting for Parents/Carers)
Friday September 28th– Sunday 30th Residential Course, Castle Head Field Centre, Grange
Sunday October 7th Rehearsal 3
Sunday November 4th Rehearsal 4
Sunday November 18th Rehearsal 5
Sunday November 25th Rehearsal 6
Spring Term 2019 Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra Project
Sunday January 13th Rehearsal 7
Sunday January 27th Rehearsal 8 Conducting Workshop Day
Sunday February 10th Rehearsal 9
Sunday February 17th Strings Workshop Day (string players only)*
* LYSO AND LSSO PLAYERS ARE PRE-REGISTERED FOR THIS EVENT ON EVENTBRITE – NO NEED TO SIGN UP
Sunday March 3rd Rehearsal 10
Sunday March 17th Rehearsal 11
Summer Term 2019
Sunday April 28th Rehearsal 12
Sunday May 12th Rehearsal 13
Sunday June 23rd Rehearsal 14 – Open Rehearsal
Sunday June 30th Rehearsal 15 – Auditions for new players/LSSO to LYSO
Sunday July 7th Rehearsal 16 (Pre-Course Tour meeting for Parents/Carers)
Week commencing Saturday 20th July – Provisional Tour Date TBC
Please put these dates in your calendar. As a member of a county ensemble, we expect you to be committed to attending rehearsals and events to ensure that high performance standards are achieved.
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To see all events and concerts visit events page here.
|Sundays||10am-3.30pm||Lostock Hall Academy|
- Drums / Percussion
- Key Stage 3: age 11-14
- Key Stage 4: age 14-16
- Key Stage 5: age 16-18