New Tyneside Orchestra

NEXT CONCERT - click to Book Tickets
Saturday, 18th November 2017
St Nicholas Cathedral
Newcastle upon Tyne at 7:30pm

Rehearsal schedule, location maps, music listings, membership policy, joining procedure.

Rehearsal Schedule Autumn 2017

Datebefore coffeeafter coffeeNotes
4 September 2017William Grant Still - Symphony No. 1 "The Afro-American" complete read-through3.2+1.4.2 -
(but without timpani, percussion, celesta, harp)
11 September 2017Aaron Copland - Lincoln Portrait complete read-throughStillCopland: 2d2.2+1.2+1.2+1 -
18 September 2017Duke Ellington - Three Black Kings, 3rd movement: MLK read-throughLincoln PortraitEllington: 2+1.2+1.2+1.2+1 -
(but without timpani, percussion, piano, harp
25 September 2017Sectionals: Still and Copland 
2 October 2017Hailstork: Fanfare on Amazing Grace ( -
and Three Spirituals (2d1.2.2.2 - complete read-through
AGM at coffee time
9 October 2017Still
(Brass: Fanfares)
16 October 2017Lincoln PortraitHailstorkWith percussion and piano / celeste
23 October 2017Still, Hailstork Spirituals, bits of Lincoln PortraitHalf Term
30 October 2017Ellington, Copland Fanfare, StillWith percussion and piano / celeste
6 November 2017Tricky bits of all pieces  
13 November 2017Run of entire concertTutti including percussion, piano, banjo, harp
18 November 2017Concert at St Nicholas Cathedral at 19:30Dress Rehearsal 14:00 - 16:00
20 November 2017No rehearsal 
27 November 2017CLIC Sargent rehearsal 
3 December 2017CLIC Sargent at Newcastle City Hall at 15:00Rehearsal at 10:00
4 December 2017Arthur Honegger - Symphony No. 3 "Liturgique" - complete read-through3.3.3.3 -
(but without timpani, percussion, piano)
11 December 2017Honegger 3 
18 December 2017Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 5 "Reformation" - complete read-through2.2.2.2+1 -

Please note that this schedule can be subject to change at any time, any changes will be made in red text.
All changes will also be announced at rehearsals.

Rehearsal Location
Chillingham Road Sports and Arts Hall, Ninth Avenue, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5XL map for Chillingham Road Sports and Arts Hall
  Please note the road ends from The Avenues have been pedestrianised with no entry from Chillingham Rd. When approaching from the Coast Rd. along Chillingham Rd turn right into Meldon Terrace and 1st left to Ninth Ave. Parking available in the school yard, enter from Tenth Ave.
New arts building on the left, first there enter building via Chillingham Rd entrance and open rear door (grey colour) to yard and car parking. The arts room is at the front of the building overlooking Chillingham Rd.

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