Please click the tabs below to find the answers to our frequently asked questions on courses and concerts.

I’ve never played in an orchestra before. Is it very different to playing solos?

I’m worried that I won’t know anyone else on the course.

Who will be my tutor on the course?

Do we do anything besides playing music on the course?

It's my birthday during the course. Can my family visit me?

How many hours will I spend rehearsing on the course?

I have another commitment which clashes with the NCO course. Can I arrive a day late?

What kind of music will I play on the course?

Who will look after me during the course?

Will I be able to practise the music before the residential course?

My friends and family will want to see me perform. How many concerts will there be?

What is the NCO concert dress?