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Nottingham Symphonic Winds Community Workshop

27th January 2008

9.30 am – 6.30 pm

Bluecoat School, Aspley Lane, Nottingham

What is it?

A full day of rehearsal and sectional tuition, working with specialist tutors and conductor Keiron Anderson on works for wind orchestra.  The day will culminate in an informal concert in the Recital Hall at Bluecoat School.


Who’s it for?

Woodwind, brass, percussion and string bass players from Nottingham Symphonic Wind Orchestra and Nottingham Wind Ensemble, plus outside guest players to a maximum of 130. Minimum standard for outside players is Grade 5, with good reading ability.


Who are the tutors?
Specialist tutors are all leaders in their chosen field;
David Campbell (clarinet)
Merrick Alexander (bassoon)
Alistair Parnell (saxophone)
Ian Wright (percussion)
Clare Southworth (flute)
Gerald Douglas (trumpet)
Colin Sneade (low brass)
Jonathan Small (oboe)
Richard Bissal (horn, tbc).




9.00 am

Doors open

9.30 am


10.00 am


11.15 am


11.45 am


1.00 pm

Lunch (bring packed lunch)

2.00 pm

Full orchestra

3.15 pm


3.45 pm

Full orchestra

5.00 pm


6.00 pm

Informal concert

6.30 pm


7.00 pm

Leave building



£25.00 includes tea, coffee and biscuits and all tuition. Lunch is not provided – please bring packed lunch.
To register please call Margaret on 0115 941 0543 or download a registration form here. (MS Word).  Places are limited by section as well as total numbers so will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Player Vacancies
If you are a woodwind, brass or percussion player we are always interested to hear from you.
NSWO - We are currently looking for  Percussion.
NWE - We are currently looking for players in all sections for the new term.
Phone Margaret on 0115 9410543