Leodian Concert Orchestra

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A lively and friendly ensemble for classical musicians who are a minimum of grade 6 (strings/brass) and grade 8 (wind) standard. 

 

  • Starts:
  • Duration: Tuesday 17 September 2019 - Saturday 13 June 2020, 7 - 9.30PM
  • Venue: Leeds College of Music
  • Fee: £255
  • Age: 18+
  • Tutors: Ben Crick
  • Study Mode: Community Ensemble

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About the orchestra

A lively and friendly ensemble for classical musicians who are a minimum of grade 6 (strings/brass) and grade 8 (woodwind) standard. The Orchestra brings together people from all over the Yorkshire region who share a love of playing orchestral music, performing four concerts per academic year as part of the Leeds College of Music Concert Season. Running from September - June, the Leodian Concert Orchestra meets for weekly Tuesday evening rehearsals under the leadership of conductor Ben Crick.

Repertoire for the Autumn term includes:

  • Paganini  -  Violin Concerto No 1
  • H. Hutchinson - Carol Symphony
  • Schubert  -  Italian Overture in D Major
  • Finzi - In Terra Pax
  • Mendelssohn - Symphony No 4
  • Selection of Christmas carols
  • J. Rutter - Feel the Spirit

Rehearsal dates

Leodian Concert Orchestra rehearsals run on a Tuesday evening for 30 rehearsals, from Tuesday 17 September 2019 - Saturday 13 June 2020, 7 - 9.30PM each week. 

Please note there are no rehearsals running on the following dates: 29 October, 19 November, 17 ,24 & 31 December 2019, 18 February, 24 & 31 March, 7 & 14 April, & 26 May 2020

AUTUMN TERM 2019

Tuesday 17 September - Saturday 14 December 2019 (please note that there are no rehearsals on 29 October & 19 November 2019.

Open rehearsals: Tuesday 17 & Tuesday 24 September 2019
Concert: TBC, 7.30PM, The Venue
Concert: Tuesday 14 December 2019, 7.30PM, St Edmund's Church, Roundhay (A joint Christmas concert with the Choral Society)

SPRING TERM 2020

Tuesday 7 January - Saturday 21 March 2020 (please note that there will be no rehearsals on 18 February & 10 March 2020)

Open rehearsals: Tuesday 7 & Tuesday 14 January 2020
Concert:
 Tuesday 26 March 2019, 7.30PM, St Edmund's Church, Roundhay

SUMMER TERM 2020

Tuesday 21 April - Saturday 13 June 2020 (please note that there will be no rehearsal on Tuesday 26 May 2020)

Open rehearsals: Tuesday 21 & Tuesday 28 April 2020
Concert: Saturday 13 June 2020, 7.30PM, The Venue


TASTER SESSION

If you are interested in attending a taster session before committing to the full year, you are welcome to attend the first or second rehearsal of a term free of charge to see if the orchestra is suitable for you. Please email shortcourses@lcm.ac.uk if you would like to attend, and we will let the conductor know to expect you. If you decide to join as a member, the first term will be used to discreetly and informally assess your suitability for the level of the orchestra.

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Concessions

Current full-time LCoM students and staff receive 50% discount on all short courses and LCoM alumni receive 10% discount on all short course fees above £30. Full-time students from other institutions receive 50% discount on all community ensemble bookings and 10% discount on all short course fees above £30. Please note that in all instances we will ask for proof of eligibility.

LCoM Students/Staff

To claim your discount, please ensure you complete the relevant field on the booking form, and enter your LCoM student or staff ID number.  This will reduce the fee online.

This number will be verified on our record system before we confirm your booking.

LCoM Alumni

To claim your discount, please ensure you complete the relevant field on the booking form, and enter the year that you graduated at LCoM. This will reduce the fee online. 

Students in full-time education (other institutions)

To claim your discount, please ensure you complete the relevant field on the booking form, and enter your student ID. This will reduce the fee online. Please bring your student card with you on the first day of your course.

The conservatoire reserves the right to withdraw these discounts at any time.

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