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Appointment of Musical Director

We are delighted that Will Wilkins has accepted the position of Musical Director. Will graduated from Southampton University in 2018, where he specialised in conducting in his final year. Will is a music teacher with West Sussex Music Trust and has experience of conducting orchestras and concert bands. He has a role with the West… Read More »

New Members

Do you play a musical instrument, strings, wind or brass? Are you fed up with playing alone at home or do you have a youngster who would benefit from playing in a group. We at Uckfield Community Orchestra welcome anyone to join us aged from 8 yrs. Whether you are young, retired or picking up… Read More »

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 2019 – 2020

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

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.