2016 CLSW repertoire day

Saturday 3 September, 12.00-4.00pm

St Katherine Cree, Leadenhall Street, London EC3A 3BP

A great afternoon to be spent exploring repertoire for wind orchestra, to include:

Adam Gorb: Midnight in Buenos Aires
Richard Rodney Bennett: Four Piece Suite (arr. Alastair Wheeler)
Pancho Vladigerov: Autumn Elegy (arr. Alastair Wheeler)
Jake Muffett: Old York Counterpoint

…and more, including the first workshop on a new work by Chris Crawley entitled Synthesis.

These repertoire days provide opportunities for new players to play with CLSW. If you’re interested in doing so you’ll need to register interest: contact CLSW via the website.

2015 CLSW repertoire day

Saturday 5 September, 1.00-6.00pm

St Katherine Cree, Leadenhall Street, London EC3A 3BP

A great afternoon to be spent exploring repertoire for wind orchestra, to include:

Adam Gorb: Adrenaline City
Percy Grainger: The Merry King
Joseph Horovitz: Fête Galante
Eric Whitacre: Equus

…and more, including the first workshop on a new work by Chris Crawley entitled Catharsis.

These repertoire days provide opportunities for new players to play with CLSW. If you’re interested in doing so you’ll need to register interest: contact CLSW via the website.

CLSW repertoire session 2014

Sunday 7 September 2014

St SilasPentonville, Penton St, London N1 9UL

City of London Symphonic Winds

A great afternoon to be spent exploring repertoire for wind orchestra, to include:

Ian Mitchell: Origins
Copland: An Outdoor Overture
Jacob: An Original Suite
Augusta Read Thomas: Magneticfireflies

These repertoire days provide opportunities for new players to play with CLSW. If you’re interested in doing so you’ll need to register interest, and we’ll see if we have spaces available. Contact CLSW via the website.

Woodwind orchestra play day

Saturday 25 January 2014, 10.00am – 5.00pm

Regent Hall, 275 Oxford Street, London W1C 2DJ

Now into its seventh year, the Woodwind Orchestra Play Day is an annual event in the  woodwind calendar.

Open to all orchestral woodwind instruments (including saxophone), the participants will play both original repertoire and arrangements for woodwind orchestra under the guidance of Chris Allen, Keiron Anderson, Richard Caradon, Paul Harris, Anthony Houghton, Shea Lolin, Ian Mitchell, Michael Shelton and David Smith.

£40 (£35 concessions) – a booking form (PDF) can be downloaded via this link.

Closing date for applications is Friday 3 January 2014.

CLSW repertoire session 2013

Saturday 31 August 2013, 2.00 – 6.00pm

St Katherine Cree, London, EC3A

City of London Symphonic Winds

A great afternoon to be spent exploring repertoire – two transcriptions of American orchestral works, and three recent works for winds by young British composers Joy Ellis, Fung Lam and Jonathan Pitkin.

Barber: The School for Scandal Overture
Joy Ellis: Mangroves and Turtles
Fung Lam: Inner Light – Homage to Mark Rothko
Jonathan Pitkin: Dancings of the Air
Copland: The Red Pony Suite

These repertoire days provide opportunities for new players to play with CLSW. If you’re interested in doing so you’ll need to register interest, and we’ll see if we have spaces available. Contact CLSW via the website.