Author Archives: Ian Boulton

Appt of New Chair

We are very sad to report that Nigel Whitty, our Chair, has resigned his position and is leaving the orchestra. Understandably, he wishes to develop his saxaphone playing in a different context. We wish him every success in the future. At a Committee meeting on 31 July, Geoff Gibbs agreed to step into the post… Read More »

New Term Dates

The Committee has set the orchestra rehearsal dates as follows: Autumn Term 11 September – 23 October Half Term 6 November – 11 December Spring Term 8 January – 12 February Half Term 26 February – 1 April Summer Term 22 April – 20 May Half Term 3 June – 8 July

Vacancy for Musical Director

The Uckfield Community Orchestra has a vacancy for the post of Musical Director. We are a group of enthusiastic amateur musicians who get together once a week to play music in a relaxed supportive atmosphere.  The Orchestra is made up of young people and adults who play up to around Grade 5 standard, most of… Read More »

Raystede Animal Sanctuary

UCO had a very successful morning on 30 June playing 2 sets at the Raystede Open Day. We had a good turn out and thoroughly enjoyed playing in the sunshine to support this wonderful animal charity

Sundari Heller LRAM

The Orchestra is delighted that Sundari Heller LRAM has agreed to become our Patron. Sundari established the orchestra a number of years ago and was fundamental to its growth and development. She occasionally plays with us when she is able to fit us into her busy schedule.

Concert 21 November 2018

Really enjoyable concert last night at the Foresters Hall, Uckfield, appreciated by our audience.  Many thanks to Monica Das our Music Director for helping us to reach new heights.

Autumn Concert 2018

The Orchestra will perform a Concert on Wednesday 21 November at The Foresters Hall, Harcourt Road, Uckfield, TN22 5DT.  Starting at 7pm the music will include The Pirates of the Caribbean, The Dam Busters March, Spartacus (the theme from the Onedin Line), Kalinka (a Russian Folk Song), The Magnificent Seven , and Barcarolle by Offenbach.… Read More »

Rehearsal Dates Spring/Summer 2019

Spring Term 2019      January 9 – February 13        Half term       February 27 – April 3 Summer Term 2019      April 24 – May 22      Half Term      June 5 – July 10