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  • Message from the Committee

    To all our Members and Deps
    First and foremost, we hope you’re all healthy, safe, and coping with these extraordinary times.  We’re all missing getting together and playing at rehearsals, and we hope everyone is still getting the chance to play their instruments (practice is a great way to fill some ‘indoor’ time!!)  😊
    BMO subs will be paused until we’re up and running again, and as and when we restart rehearsals, we’ll have a plan to sort out subs going forwards – we’ll continue to follow government advice about when rehearsals can begin again.
    While there is uncertainty around when rehearsals are going to resume, we sent out a zip file containing parts for the Bruch violin Concerto No 1. We have a young musician booked to play the solo at our concert on Sat 17th October. There are parts for Strings, Woodwind, Horn, Trumpet and Timpani. It would be great if you could have a look at your part and familiarise yourself with the piece (lots of recordings on line). If you can't retrieve your part or don’t have the zip file, let us know.
    The concerts we have planned for the next few months are as follows:
         4th JULY - IRON ACTON - Sadly this has now been cancelled
         17th OCTOBER – ST MONICA’S - To include Bruch Violin Concerto
         28th NOVEMBER – ST MONICA’S - Short Children's/Christmas Concert (1 hour approx)

    Rehearsals will resume as soon possible and we will let you know via email and the facebook page.
    Until that time - stay safe!
    Best wishes from the whole committee.

  • Bristol Millennium Orchestra

    The Bristol Millennium Orchestra was formed for the BBC Music Live event in 2000. We are a large amateur orchestra drawing players, mainly from the Bristol area. We meet every Monday evening and hold many concerts throughout the year in the Avon, Somerset, South Gloucestershire area, including annually at Iron Acton’s fabulous Prom in the Meadow.

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  • BMO Vacancies

    We are always keen to hear from new players, however in order to cope with the music you will need to be of a good standard, usually Grade 6 or above, and be able to commit to at least 75% of our rehearsals. If there are no vacancies for your instrument, we do run an Interested Musicians and Deps list. For more information please see our Current Vacancies and/or Contact Us.

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