Name: Alex Chattington
Instrument: Double Bass
Length of time with the orchestra: About 22 years!
"When I retired I was looking for a group to play with (initially I was looking for 'Big Band'). I was invited to try TLO because a Bass was needed. 22 years later... and I still enjoy the variety of music but it's the friendly crowd that really makes it!"
Name: Sandy McLean
Instrument: 1st Violin
Length of time with the orchestra: Getting on for 3 years!
"I joined TLO because I just wanted to have a go at being in an orchestra and hearing other players around me. I'd not played for 40 years but everyone was so encouraging that I just kept on going. It's a whole new chapter in my life."
Name: Ben Attfield
Length of time with the orchestra: 18 months
"I joined the orchestra to get more experience playing in ensembles. I really enjoy the wide variety of music we play, as well as the friendly atmosphere there is at every rehearsal - everyone is always made to feel welcome."
Come and test drive a rehearsal:
Wednesdays 8PM to 10PM
Heald Green Methodist Church
Brown Lane, SK8 3RR
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