We continue to seek a new MD and welcome statements of interest from any person either with experience or wishing to develop their musical skills
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 »
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
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 »
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
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.
We are grateful to Waitrose Community Matters Scheme for their continuing financial support
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.
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 »
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