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great music!

Our two exciting programmes are aimed at keen adult amateur musicians and budding professionals. We tackle a very wide range of challenging repertoire in a fun, friendly and supportive environment. Come and play pieces you’ve always wanted to try!

Easter Orchestra Week 2023
Tackle exciting repertoire that most amateurs don’t usually get the chance to play

Applications now open

Brass Weekend 2022
A fun weekend for experienced orchestral brass players

Applications now open 1 vacancy remaining for a trombone – click here

Easter Orchestra Week 2023

Friday 31 March 2023 – Thursday 6 April 2023

 

Free places for string/harp players aged 18-25
Half price places for full-time students

Applications now open for EOS 2023

An opportunity to tackle exciting repertoire that most amateurs don’t usually get a chance to play. The week is suitable for experienced orchestral players with excellent sight reading skills. Scholarship places, which waive all subscriptions, are available to young string and harp players and there are some subsided places for full-time students.

If you are a woodwind or brass player and have not been to the Easter Week before, we ask you to apply first to the Waiting List. We will contact you if a vacancy becomes available. You do not need to pay a deposit to join the Waiting List.

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Brass Weekend 2022

Friday 21 October 2022 – Sunday 23 October 2022

Applications are now open

Remaining vacancy – 1 trombone 

Aimed at experienced orchestral brass players with good sight reading ability, this fun weekend gives players the opportunity to play in different-sized ensembles, making good music with like-minded people.

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EOS on Twitter

One Trombone place still available for the EOS Brass Weekend 2022
Friday 21 October 2022 – Sunday 23 October 2022
Ellesmere College, Shropshire

https://easterorchsoc.org/brass-weekend/

Rep:
Severn Suite – Elgar
Moorside Suite – Holst
Music for the Royal Fireworks – Handel
Chamber works

Unexpected dropouts mean http://easterorchsoc.org has 2 last min 100% fee scholarships for student violin or viola. 8-14 April 2022, Ellesmere College Shropshire. Panufnik, Shostakovich, Holst, Martinu, Debussy, Britten and much more

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The Easter Orchestral Society (EOS) has been running orchestral weeks in the UK since 1977.  We run two programmes each year: the Easter Orchestra Week and the Brass Weekend.

Our Musical Director is Mike Thorne. Lewis Gaston is our Assistant Musical Director. The Brass Musical Director is Shaun Matthew. Click here for profiles

EOS is a registered charity, no. 1153970.