What is Orchestra ONE?
Orchestra ONE… the Orchestra of New Experiences…. is a music group for young people to write and perform their own music, influenced by their own tastes, styles and instrumentation. It is your chance to experience playing in an orchestra like no other, with other young musicians from all backgrounds. Orchestra ONE has been directed by many of the UK’s finest musicians, including Tim Steiner, Matt Wright, Pete Wareham, James Redwood, Musiko Musica and Joe Browne. Each project is supported by specialist music tutors from Rhythmix and Kent Music.
Orchestra ONE is FREE to join and is open to all young people between the ages of 8-18. If you would like to join Orchestra ONE apply now by completing our online application form or click the “Apply to Join” button at the bottom of this page, or get in touch and we’ll send you a paper application form.
Where do Orchestra ONE meet?
New Line Learning Academy, Boughton Lane, Loose, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9QL
What standard do you have to be to join?
You can be of any standard. Many of our members never played an instrument before they attended Orchestra ONE, others are experienced musicians.
How old do you need to be?
8 – 18
What instruments/musicians play in the Orchestra?
All musicians are welcome, no matter of style or ability: jazzers, DJs, classical players, folk musicians, self-taught individuals, MCs, singers, sounds designers… absolutely every young musician is welcome to apply.
Do I need to audition?
No. You will not have to audition for any of our local music groups.
When can I join?
You can register your interest / join Orchestra One for a forthcoming project whenever you want by completing an application form
What is the cost?
Free to attend