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  • 100 Club

    The 100 Club is a “prize draw” club in aid of the orchestra. Membership will cost you £5 per month (you can take out multiple memberships!), and there are three prize draws annually, distributing 50% of the income (the other 50% going to support the orchestra). Top prize is currently £65 (but with more members …

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    The orchestra has no permanent conductor. Instead, the orchestra chooses a conductor for just one concert at a time. Although some conductors will be invited back, it will not usually be in the same year. This provides variety for the audience, helps the orchestra’s musical development, and makes it more interesting for the players. Some …

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    Concert Dress Concert dress unless otherwise announced for any particular concert: for ladies: all-black for gentlemen: In general, and subject to further members’ vote: all-black Subscriptions The playing membership subscription for 2019-20 is as follows: Subscription per concert, excluding contract concerts which are FREE, will be £50 for all payment methods. Players who pay their …

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    Rehearsals

    All rehearsals (unless otherwise announced) are at Applecroft School, Applecroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 6JZ, from 7.30pm to 10.00pm. All concerts (unless otherwise announced) start at 7.30pm and are preceded by a final rehearsal, at the concert venue, 2.30pm-5.30pm. It is usually possible to remain in the venue between the rehearsal and the …