If your young musician has been offered a full or associate membership to the NCO for 2018, you should have received a link to sign up for the Regional Orchestras.

Please submit this form as soon as possible to ensure you have the best chance at getting allocated into the first choice.

‚ÄčFees

Please note that associate members are required to pay a £35 annual membership.
This fee will be taken at a later date.

Each child needs to pay a fee (on the door) at each rehearsal:

Associate members: £15 per session
Full member: £15 per session

Siblings: £10 per session
Partial bursary holders: £10 per session
Full bursary holders: Free per session

Ages

The Regional Orchestras are made up of mixed ages and abilities, with the exception of our two London Regional Orchestras which are organised by age. If you're unsure if you should be in the London Seniors or London Juniors, please see the guide below:

Aged 13 on 1st Sept 2017        London Seniors
Aged 12 on 1st Sept 2017        London Seniors
Aged 11 on 1st Sept 2017        London Seniors

Aged 10 on 1st Sept 2017        London Juniors
Aged 9 on 1st Sept 2017          London Juniors
‚ÄčAged 7-8 on 1st Sept 2017       London Juniors

Dates

The first 3 dates for the London Seniors Regional Orchestra are:

Sunday 4th February – St Paul’s School, Barnes
Sunday 18th March – St Paul’s School, Barnes
Sunday 29th April – St Paul’s School, Barnes

The first 3 dates for Easterlies Regional Orchestra are:

Sunday 25th February – St Faith’s School, Cambridge
Sunday 25th March – St Faith’s School, Cambridge
Sunday 29th April – St Faith’s School, Cambridge

The first 3 dates for South Westerlies Regional Orchestra are:

Sunday 11th February – Broadoak School, Weston-super-Mare
Sunday 4th March – Broadoak School, Weston-super-Mare
Sunday 29th April – Broadoak School, Weston-super-Mare

The first 2 dates for Northerlies Regional Orchestra are:

Sunday 25th March – Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
Sunday 22nd April – Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Timings for these rehearsals are currently tbc but are likely to be similar to last year’s rehearsal times of 13:30-16:30pm.

 

The first 3 dates for London Juniors Regional Orchestra are:

Sunday 4th February – St Paul’s School, Barnes
Sunday 18th March – St Paul’s School, Barnes
Sunday 29th April – St Paul’s School, Barnes

The first 3 dates for South Easterlies Regional Orchestra are:

Sunday 18th February – Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall, Ashtead
Sunday 11th March – Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall, Ashtead
Sunday 22nd April – Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall, Ashtead

Timings for these rehearsals are currently tbc but are likely to be 10:00am-13:00pm.