Attendees will get the opportunity to:

  • Work alongside composer Jim Fowler on his epic score to Little Orpheus.
  • Rehearse at UWE Frenchay with our hosts the UWE Bristol Orchestra.
  • Learn from the professionals with sectionals led by players from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

All music will be provided and refreshments available to purchase.  This event is free to all Centre for Music members and only £15 to non-members.

What Music?
Repertoire will include Elmer Bernstein’s The Magnificent Seven, Chicken Run and Jim Fowler’s epic Little Orpheus.

Is this right for me?
Players should be aged 16+ and have some experience at playing in an ensemble or orchestra (around grade 6+).

If you are a little unsure of your suitability, please e-mail the organisers at

Works and composers

Jim Fowler Little Orpheus
Elmer Bernstein The Magnificent Seven
John Powell Chicken Run