The Saffron Walden Childrens' Orchestra (SWCO) is a training orchestra for young musicians living in and around Uttlesforde. We welcome all young orchestral instrumentalists who are playing to a standard of grade 1 to 5 and who want to have fun learning how to play in an orchestra.
Our courses help children to develop as musicians and to enjoy learning how to play with others in a large ensemble. We usually play some classical as well as light repertoire. Children also work together with section coaches, and then on the final day all join together to perform as an orchestra. Our gallery has some recent images of the childrens' orchestra.
We shall be running courses at Easter and in the summer of 2018:
- Easter course: 3 - 5 April 2018, 9.30-12.30 each day; and
- Summer course: 24 - 27 July 2018, 9.30am-3.30pm each day.
We welcome any feedback on the courses we run.
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