Open Orchestra

Saturday 8th February 2025

We welcome all orchestral instruments, and also saxophones and other band instruments.

About the day

A fee will apply, payable at time of booking. More details to be confirmed closer to the time.

Ample parking is available at the school.
Please bring your own music stand.

09.45amArrive and set up
10.00amWelcome and begin playing
11.15amRefreshment break
11.30amResume playing
1.45pmResume playing
3.00pmRefreshment break
3.30pmPlay-through of music worked on

Light refreshments will be served in the morning and afternoon breaks (to avoid using single-use disposable cups, please bring your own mug if you prefer).

Following the break for tea, coffee and cake (approx. 3.30pm) we will play through some of the music we have worked on.


We are planning a varied programme, including:

Bach Chorale 135
The Magnificent Seven – Elmer Bernstein
A Queen Medley – Freddy Mercury and Mike Moran
Main Title (I Had a Farm in Africa) – John Barry
Last of the Mohicans – Trevor Jones and Randy Edelman
The Legend of King Arthur – Kevin Riley


Booking details and payment will be confirmed closer to the time. Watch this space!


John Hanson Community School
Floral Way
SP10 3PB

More information

If you have any questions about the day, please contact us: