Saturday, 11th June St Mary's Church, Newent Church Street, Newent GL18 1AB (see map) 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Members of the Newent Orchestra invite other players to join them for this day with a selection of music for strings,conducted by Bill Anderton:
Henry Purcell, 'Abdelazer', Incidental Music Rutland Boughton, Three Folk Dances: Hornpipe; The Weary Wave O' Tyne; Culloden Louis Vierne, Scherzetto & Berceuse (arr. R. Ling) Frederick Delius, Two Aquarelles Happy Days and Lonely Nights (original song by Billy Rose and Fred Fisher, arr. B. Anderton) I Was Never Kissed Before (song from 'Bless the Bride', music by Vivian Ellis, arr. B. Anderton) J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major
This year we'll be playing in the incredible venue of Newent's historic church, which dates back to the 13th century, with its soaring spire, stained glass, historic atmosphere - and sparkling acoustics.
£15 (members, £10)
Book by using the form opposite. Pay on the day.
This will be a church open day, so that members of the public will be able to visit the church during the day and listen to our rehearsal while they browse.
Bring your music stand and a packed lunch. There is ample car parking and local shops; cafes and pubs will be open during the lunch break.
Music for the day:
The Play-For-A-Day music contains a wealth of interest to string players in terms of style, and ensemble playing. Take this opportunity to improve your sight reading and enjoy some great music in a friendly supportive atmosphere.