Welcome to the Chorleywood Music Society and Orchestra!
Founded in 2016 by Andrew McFarlane and Christine Deeley, Chorleywood Music is a community music society for classical musicians in Chorleywood and nearby villages.
The Chorleywood Orchestra currently has over 30 members. We welcome orchestral instrumentalists of all ages from grade 6 to play in the orchestra, including those who’ve not played for some time.
The orchestra meets each Tuesday evening at 7:45 in term time at The Russell School, 27 Brushwood Drive, Chorleywood, WD3 5RS always including a break for tea and cakes. If you’d like to come along, please get in touch.
We play a varied repertoire with the emphasis on enjoying our music making and having fun.
Willard Carter wins the Rickmansworth Young Musician of the Year competition 2018
Last Saturday evening (30th June 2018), Rickmansworth was treated to a exceptional and wonderfully varied competition from eight young finalists. A line up of three pianists, one cellist, one saxophonist, one violinist, a clarinetist and a marimba-ist performed to a very high standard that had the audience entranced from start to finish.
Congratulations to all finalists:
Juliana Niu (15) Piano
Jessie Lewis (12) Violin
Louisa Kataria (17) Saxophone
Magdelene Ho (14) Piano
Willard Carter (16) Cello
Abi Lewis (14) Clarinet
Harjivan Singh (17) Piano
Alexander Pullen (Marimba)
The winners were
1st Willard Carter (Cello)
2nd Alex Pullen (Marimba)
3rd Magdalene Ho (Piano)
Recommendation: Louisa Kataria (Saxophone)
Click here for further details from the Rickmansworth Young Musician website
2018/19 Concert schedule
10th November 2018 – Evening concert marking the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1
13th January 2019 – New Years concert