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Connect Orchestra


If you love to play, Scottish Opera's Connect Orchestra is for you! 


Our Connect Orchestra follows a programme of evening and weekend sessions in Glasgow. Professional players from The Orchestra of Scottish Opera will work with you as mentors throughout the course, helping you develop your knowledge and creative skills.


You'll work on technique and ensemble, explore the history and background to all that is opera, and take part in rehearsal sessions and performances with solo singers, gust conductors and choral voices.


Entry is by application and submission of an online audition video. All applicants should be Grade 7 and above.

Dates for 2016/17
Side-by-Side with the Orchestra of Scottish Opera 17-19 February 2017
Main Production 1-9 April 2017


Summer Residency (25- 29 July 2016) £160
Full programme (February to April 2017) £210

Join us and take part in:
• 3 months of workshops
• 21 sessions
• 5 performances
• group coaching sessions
• focused chamber orchestra experiences
• side by side session with members of The Orchestra of Scottish Opera


Download an application form. There is no application deadline - applications will be accepted throughout the year. Excerpts will be issued once application is received. 

For more information, email Donna MacPherson at donna.macpherson@scottishopera.org.uk