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.

Chorleywood Music and Orchestra

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

Rickmansworth Young Musician of the Year is jointly promoted and run by the Three Rivers Music Society, the Rotary Club of Rickmansworth and Chorleywood Music.logo

2018/19 Concert schedule

10th November 2018 – Evening concert marking the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1

13th January 2019 – New Years concert


Next Rehearsals

September 4, 2018
  • Chorleywood Orchestra Rehearsal, Russell School, Chorleywood

    September 4, 2018 @ 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm

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September 11, 2018
  • Chorleywood Orchestra Rehearsal, Russell School, Chorleywood

    September 11, 2018 @ 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm

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