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Connect Orchestra


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

Dates for 2016/17
Gateway Course 2016 - 25-29 July 2016
[Optional] Aberdeen International Youth Festival 1-6 August 2016
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


Exclusive for 2016, the Aberdeen Residency Week (1-6 August 2016 £250)
This year Connect Chorus and Connect Orchestra members can take part in a week-long residency in Aberdeen, teaming up with the Opera North Youth Company. Both companies will work on a double-bill with two performances at Aberdeen International Youth Festival.


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 Amy Cutler at amy.cutler@scottishopera.org.uk