Category: News

Touring Orchestra Call: North Stars Chamber Orchestra, USA

North Stars Chamber Orchestra is an elite group of classical instrumentalists from Washington State, USA. After successful concert tours in Lisbon 2015, Prague/Vienna 2016 and Finland 2017 (joined by local Conservatory players, performing works...

GDPR: Data Protection

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 across all EU member states. The UK Government’s Data Protection Bill 2017 brings this into UK law so this will...

Taking care of your stringed instrument

Every instrument deserves to be looked after. Of course the value of the instrument will influence how much can be invested in repairs. When purchasing an instrument it is worth remembering that poorly made...

December Newsnotes Editorial: #LoveYourOrchestras

Since early November, there has been doubt hanging over the continuing existence of the National Symphony Orchestra and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra as separate entities after members of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra were informed...

Love Your Orchestras!

Take Action to Support the National Symphony Orchestra and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra RTÉ has announced a review of their orchestral provision by Helen Boaden, a former British broadcasting executive who spent more than...