~ ~ ~ ~ ~UK Amateur Orchestras, a jumping off point for an unofficial round-up of the huge number of non-professional orchestras and ensembles in the UK. Whether you're looking for somewhere to play or somewhere to listen, just visit the web site, click on the area you're interested in on the map, et voilà!.
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Local Amateur Music Network, the UK's only free searchable database of classical musicians and groups. Musicians: access a vast array of playing opportunities, paid and unpaid. Fixers: find and contact the players you need for your orchestra, choir, chamber group or society. Groups: help players, concert-goers and bookers find you.
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Truro 3 Arts Classical Music Society has been promoting and presenting quality chamber music to Cornish audiences for over 75 years.
Based at Truro College, the Society presents six world-class performers or ensembles annually from October to March in the College's very amenable Mylor Theatre.
Stand-out performers over the years have included Jacqueline du Pré, Janet Baker, Mitsuko Uchida, and Joanna MacGregor.
The 2012-13 season will surely prove to be as stunning as ever. Please visit their web site for further details of performances and membership.
~ ~ ~ ~ ~City of Truro Wind Orchestra to which several of our members belong.
"CoTWO" was established in 1997 as a community-based orchestra with members of all ages participating from across the county. They regularly perform at local venues across Cornwall, including Truro Victoria Gardens and Lemon Quay, Falmouth Methodist Church, Padstow Harbour, and St. Michael's Mount.
Please do visit their web site for details of their performances and how to join.
~ ~ ~ ~ ~woodwind teachers in West Cornwall, based in the Camborne area. Katherine has a teaching base at Trevada Music in Camborne, but she also offers tuition at schools and students' homes.