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Concert Dress

Concert dress is all black, with black shirt with no bow tie or jacket for men. Any change to these stipulations will appear here!


Rehearsal Schedule


Rehearsals are in the William Aston Hall from 7.15-9.30 unless indicated. Please bring a music stand. If you are unable to be at any rehearsal, please let us know as soon as you can, as we may be able to reflect this in the rehearsal schedule. Retrospectively the schedule will endeavour to show what was actually rehearsed if it differed from what was planned.



Sunday at 3pm, December 12th 2021 - William Aston Hall, Glyndŵr University

Conductor: Mark Lansom (unless indicated)

Please wear a mask at all times in rehearsals unless you are a wind/brass player. There are no refreshments served.

Leroy Anderson - A Christmas Festival 3222-3sax-4331-perc-timp-harp-strings

Adam/Dwight arr. Lansom - O Holy Night soprano solo-2111-4031-timp-strings (with optional trumpet parts)

Prokofiev arr. Lansom - Troika 3222-tenorsax-4231-perc-harp-piano-strings

Coleridge-Taylor arr. Baynes - Christmas Overture 2122-2230-perc-timp-harp-strings

Torme/Wells arr. Lansom - The Christmas Song 2222-4231-perc-harp-strings

Sheldon - A Most Wonderful Christmas 2131-4331-perc-timp-strings

Silvestri/Ballard arr. Brubaker - Suite from “The Polar Express” 3232-4331-perc-timp-piano-strings

Leroy Anderson - Sleigh Ride 3222-3sax-4331-perc-strings

Oct 20: Christmas Festival, Overture, Wonderful Christmas, Troika, Polar Express, Sleigh Ride

Oct 27: Overture, Troika, Wonderful Christmas, Christmas Song, O Holy Night

Nov 3: Christmas Festival, Polar Express

Nov 10: Troika, Overture, Wonderful Christmas, Polar Express, Christmas Song, O Holy Night

Nov 17: Troika, Christmas Festival, Polar Express, Overture, Sleigh Ride

Nov 24: O Holy Night, Christmas Song, Overture, Christmas Festival, Wonderful Christmas

Dec 1: Troika, Polar Express, Overture, Wonderful Christmas

Dec 8: TBA

Dec 10: TBC

Dec 12: 10.45-1pm all pieces, 3pm concert


Sunday at 3pm, February 27th 2022

Conductor: Stephen Threlfall (unless indicated)

Korngold - The Sea Hawk

Barber – Knoxville: Summer of 1915

Dvorak - Silent Woods

Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 “From The New World”

Dec 15: First rehearsal followed by break for Christmas


Mozart - Overture “The Magic Flute”

Britten - Simple Symphony

MacCunn - Land of the Mountain and the Flood

Dvorak - Symphony No. 8

Rehearsals for this concert will recommence in mid-2022.



Mahler - Symphony No. 8 - downloads here for next time!

Document from RH - beating patterns

Document from RH - section of special interest!

Bowed parts: Violin 1 Violin 2 Viola Cello Bass

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