Orchestral Open Day

Orchestral Open Day

Young musicians (Grades 3+) are invited to participate in this fun and enjoyable event, usually held once a year in the summer term.




In past years we have chosen professionals from the London Symphony Orchestra who will talk about their musical careers including their experiences of recording film music soundtracks such as Harry Potter and Star Wars, and will offer a question and answer session, giving advice on practise and hints and tips on how to progress.

Additionally, chosen soloists (Grades 6-8) will receive a masterclass on their instrument from one of our professionals and their performance will take place in a concert. (see section below for more information)



All participants will be sent appropriate music in advance and will be asked to practise it in preparation for the Orchestral Open Day. Following sectional rehearsals with our experts, participants will come together to form a large orchestra that will perform in an informal concert for parents and families.

The Orchestral Open Day provides:

  • Advice from some of London’s leading orchestral musicians
  • Opportunity to work with other young musicians
  • Detailed and precise advice on technique
  • Exploring new repertoire
  • Experience performing with new musical friends




This part of the day is designed to allow selected musicians to receive detailed advice about performance and technique. If you would like your child to be considered for this please do indicate on the form. If your child is not receiving a masterclass, they will be invited to observe those who are. This is beneficial to all musicians and should be an enjoyable part of the day. Please note that places for masterclasses will be limited.






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