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Vacancy:  Orchestra Leader

The Havering Concert Orchestra (HCO) has a vacancy for the position of “Leader of the Orchestra”. This is a paid position, starting this September 8th, 2021.

We are looking for an inspirational violinist who can lead and motivate us.

HCO is proud to be an amateur orchestra involving all members of our community. We’re one of the few orchestras that has continued rehearsing (via Zoom or in person) throughout the pandemic and we’re just looking for that special person who can join us in this import role.

We rehearse in Hornchurch in the London Borough of Havering on Wednesdays in term time. We give 3 Concerts a year.

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We are an enthusiastic and friendly group of musicians who look forward to Leader JobSpecwelcoming new players. While no formal auditions are held, a reasonably acceptable standard of music ability is expected: at least Grade 6 or equivalent for string players, and Grade 8 or higher for wind and brass section principals. Membership is assessed informally on this basis. Orchestral experience is, of course, highly advantageous.

Vacancies currently exist in all string sections, and we are always pleased to discuss future playing opportunities with other players. Please contact the secretary by email.

Rehearsals are held at 7:30 to 9:30 pm on Wednesday evenings during school term time at the North Street Halls, North Street, Hornchurch, RM11 1QX.