Coventry String Orchestra - Groups

Image children posing with string instruments including violins and cello
Description

The String Orchestra is a friendly and ambitious ensemble for string players (violin, viola, cello or double bass).  

Members are drawn from a range of primary and secondary schools in the city, and are at levels from grade 2 to grade 6.

Repertoire is varied,and we play regular live concerts both as a group and as part of the larger Coventry Music concert series.

Age range Age 9+
Grade Grade 3+
Instruments Violin, viola, cello, double bass
Music director Alistair Kennedy
Day and time Tuesday 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Place Courtyard Room, The Albany Theatre
Fee £40 per term
Repertoire Classical and film music, including Baroque favourites and Classical and Romantic pieces, as well as some film music and other arrangements.
Ability If you are aged 9+ and currently Grade 2-6 on a string instrument, then we would love to have you join us. If you are a younger player, or under grade 2 then why not join our beginner String Group
Rehearsal dates Groups will resume week beginning 16th September 2024

AUTUMN TERM DATES
week beginning 2nd Sep no groups or lessons
week beginning 9th Sep no groups or lessons
week beginning 16th Sep week 1 - sign up week
week beginning 23rd Sep week 2(may be room changes)
week beginning 30th Sep week 3
week beginning 7th Oct week 4
week beginning 14th Oct week 5
week beginning 21st Oct week 6
week beginning 28th Oct half term - no groups
week beginning 4th Nov week 7
week beginning 11th Nov week 8
week beginning 18th Nov week 9 (may be room changes)
week beginning 25th Nov week 10
week beginning 2nd Dec week 11
week beginning 9th Dec week 12 - end of term sharings
week beginning 16th Dec catch up week for tues
groups/Christmas Concert
SPRING TERM DATES
week beginning 6th Jan no groups or lessons
week beginning 13th Jan no groups or lessons
week beginning 20th Jan week 13
week beginning 27th Jan week 14
week beginning 3rd Feb week 15
week beginning 10th Feb week 16
week beginning 17th Feb Half term no groups
week beginning 24th Feb week 17
week beginning 3rd Mar week 18
week beginning 10th Mar week 19
week beginning 17th Mar week 20
week beginning 24th Mar week 21
week beginning 31st Mar week 22
week beginning 7th April End of term sharings

SUMMER TERM DATES
Week beginning 28th Apr week 24
week beginning 5th May week 25
week beginning 12th May week 26
week beginning 19th May week 27
week beginning 26th May (half term) - no groups
week beginning 2nd Jun week 28
week beginning 9th Jun week 29
week beginning 16th Jun week 30
week beginning 30th Jul showcase
News

This is a great ensemble to join to improve your sight-reading, as well as develop your ensemble skills and perform live in a range of venues across the city

String group at canal basin