Bands, Groups and Orchestras

1685 (Sixteen Eighty Five)

Helen Mason

45 Cecil Street, Lincoln LN1 3AT

Telephone: 07880 972926

Email: AHelenM@aol.com

Renaissance / baroque group.

Playing renaissance and baroque music on period instruments.

Available for all kinds of concerts, background music and other events.

Website: www.sixteen85.co.uk

The Boston Orchestra

Musical Director: Susan Grant

10 Admiralty Road, Mablethorpe LN12 2AA

Telephone: 01507 473637

Email: susangrant977@btinternet.com

 

Conductor: Georgina Boaks

Ivy House Farm, Halton Road, Ashby-By-Partney PE23 5RQ

Telephone: 01754 890128

Mobile: 07552 720537

 

Treasurer: Peter Carmen

Beracah, Church Road, Friskney PE22 8RD

Telephone: 01754 821051

 

Secretary: Tania Wilson

Walnut Farm, Thorpe Road, Tattershall Thorpe, Lincoln LN4 4PE

Telephone: 01256 345806

Email: tania4mus@hotmail.com

 

Treasurer: Philip Hale

76 Linden Way, Boston PE21 9DQ

Telephone: 01205 367246

Email: jenphilhale@btinternet.com

Formed in 1935, the Boston Orchestra is an amateur community orchestra.

Membership covers a wide range of age and musical ability.

New members, particularly string players most welcome.

Rehearsals: Mondays: 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

St Mary's Church Hall, Horncastle Road, Boston  PE21 9BU

FREE MEMBERSHIP for Under 16s and full time students.

Two concerts annually, one in Boston and one at a local village venue.

Member of Making Music (NFMS)

Supported by Boston Borough Council

Boston Sinfonia

Mr Nigel Morley - Principal Conductor

 

Mrs Susan Shorland - Administrator

9 Sheldrake Road, Sleaford NG34 7XF

Telephone: 01529 309008

Email: coord@bostonsinfonia.org.uk


Mr Simon Spens - Publicity

Peacock Farm, Fishtoft Drove, Frithville, Boston PE22 7ES

Telephone: 01205 750319 

Email: publicity@bostonsinfonia.org.uk

Founded in 1996, Boston Sinfonia is recognised as Lincolnshire’s foremost orchestra presenting an annual series of professional concerts.

It is an orchestra of 70 musicians of all ages, from all over the county, with some travelling from much further afield. The orchestra has now gained an outstanding reputation for performances of fine classical music and has become very popular with audiences.

Under the direction of its Musical Director and Principal Conductor, Nigel Morley, its standard and popularity continues to improve.

Website: www.bostonsinfonia.org.uk

City of Lincoln Band

Musical Director: Mr Bob Wilson


Secretary: Mrs A Woodthorpe

10 Tiln Lane, Retford DN22 6RT

Secretary: Mrs K Pepper

62 Garden Field, Skellingthorpe, Lincoln LN6 5SZ


Librarian: Mrs Jean Cooper

23 Park Lane, Washingborough, Lincoln LN4 1DE

Telephone: 01522 790610

Email: johncooper28@tiscali.co.uk 

 

Band Telephone: 07983 231850

Email: cityoflincolnband@gmail.com

Provides quality music for your function.

We play for:

  • Formal Concerts (Indoors)
  • Bandstand Concerts (in Parks & Gardens)
  • Sports meetings & Fêtes
  • Garden Parties & Dinners
  • Weddings & Christmas Parties
  • Craft Fairs & Gymkhanas

Any Venue, Any Time - Programmes are tailored to suit all tastes and requirements for your special performances.

Old and New members welcome.

Website: cityoflincolnband.wordpress.com

Rehearsals: The Grandstand Community Centre, Carholme Road, Lincoln LN1 1SE

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 7.15pm - 9.15 pm

Tuition: Saturdays: 10.30am - 12.30pm

Grimsby Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: Susan Grant

 

Leader: Currently Vacant

 

Chairman: Deirdre Perry

2c Queen Elizabeth Road, Humberston, Grimsby DN36 4DD

Telephone: 01472 233712

Email: deirdre.perry@ntlworld.com

 

Treasurer: Mrs Sue Blott

28 Derwent Drive, Humberston, Grimsby DN36 4BB

Telephone: 07805 595667

Email: sueblott@gmail.com

The Grimsby Symphony Orchestra is a long established group attracting amateur players from a variety of professions and occupations.

We give two concerts a year, often with soloists who are well known nationally and internationally.

We welcome new players, particularly violin, oboe and bassoon.

Rehearsals: Wednesday 7.30pm - 9.30pm during term time.

If you are interested in joining us, please contact the Chairman.

Website: www.grimsbysymphonyorchestra.co.uk

Heyes Ensemble

Nikki-Kate Heyes MBE

21 Main Street, Cossington, Leicester LE7 4UU

Telephone: 01509 733203

Mobile: 07887 910961

Email: nkheyes@aol.com

Ceremony music for special occassions Flute, Violin, Viola & Cello as a quartet trio duo or solo.

Specialist in background music for any occasion from the classics to the popular from Mozart to Metallica including your special tune.

Together we can make your occasion AN occasion!!

Website: www.heyesensemble.co.uk

Lincoln Concert Orchestra

Musical Director - Jonathan Rider

18 Church Lane, Clayworth, Retford DN22 9AN

Telephone: 01777817648

Email: chairman@lincolnconcert.org.uk

 

Chairman - Patricia Tomlinson

Brinkhall House, Welton Cliff, Lincoln LN2 3PY 

Telephone: 01673 860206

Email: chairman@lincolnconcert.org.uk, kc.tomlinson@btopenworld.com

 

Secretary - Mrs Helen Waby 

60 Wragby Road, Bardney, Lincoln LN3 5XW

Telephone: 01526 397732 

Email: footlight1@hotmail.co.uk, secretary@lincolnconcert.org.uk

The Lincoln Concert Orchestra was formed in 1944 by John Bonner, a lay vicar in the Cathedral Choir. The Orchestra has continued to develop ever since, bringing a wide range of music to the community. It has a long history of concert successes, the proceeds of which have always gone to local or national charities.

Whilst the Orchestra has a nucleus of experienced players, it is always keen to welcome new members of all ages.

Dedication is the prime qualification for entry.

We play a wide variety of music - there are no auditions.

Rehearsals: Mondays 7.25pm - 9.00pm. Ermine United Reform Church, Lincoln.

Website: www.lincolnconcert.org.uk

Lincolnshire Hospitals Brass Band

Musical Director: Mr Ewan Robson ARCM FLCM ALCM

 

Chairman and Training Band Leader: Tracey Robson

96 Broughton Gardens, Lincoln LN5 8SR

Telephone: 07976 279438

Email: tdrobson73@aol.com

 

Events: Mr Peter Vause

38 Salisbury Drive, Bracebridge Heath, Lincoln LN4 2SW

Telephone: 01522 827768

Email: Peter.Vause1@ntlworld.com

We take bookings for concerts, galas, fetes, weddings, particularly specialising in fundraising events.

We adopt a charity each year for which we promote and raise funds.

Rehearsals: Number one committee room, adjacent to Lincoln County Hospital Social Club, St Anne's Road, Lincoln LN2 5QY

Mondays 7.00pm - 9-15pm - Main band.

Fridays 7.00pm - 9.00pm - Training band for beginners and those wanting to return to playing - young and mature players welcome.

Website: www.lincolnshirehospitalsband.com

Lincolnshire Youth Concert Orchestra

Conductor: Gary Stevens

 

Director: Mrs Jennifer McKie

Senior Advisor for Music, Lincolnshire Music Service, Myle Cross Centre, Macaulay Drive, Lincoln LN2 4EL

Telephone: 01522 5533131

Email: jennifer.mckie@lincolnshire.gov.uk

The orchestra rehearses a mixture of symphonic and lighter repertoire, and acts as a training orchestra for the Lincolnshire Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Entry is by annual audition in May and applications need to be submitted in March for membership for the following academic year.

Rehearsals: Full Day Saturday (about 5 a year) and a residential weekend course are held in Horncastle.

Website: lincsmusicservice.org

Lincolnshire Youth String Chamber Orchestra

Conductor: Chris Rogers

 

Director: Mrs Jennifer McKie

Senior Advisor for Music, Lincolnshire Music Service, Myle Cross Centre, Macaulay Drive, Lincoln LN2 4EL

Telephone: 01522 5533131

Email: jennifer.mckie@lincolnshire.gov.uk

This Chamber Orchestra attracts young players from Grade 6 and above and performs a various venues and events across the County.

Entry is by annual audition in May and applications need to be submitted in March for membership for the following academic year.

Website: lincsmusicservice.org

Lincolnshire Youth Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: Nigel Morley

 

Director: Mrs Jennifer McKie

Senior Advisor for Music, Lincolnshire Music Service, Myle Cross Centre, Macaulay Drive, Lincoln LN2 4EL

Telephone: 01522 5533131

Email: jennifer.mckie@lincolnshire.gov.uk

The orchestra performs throughout Lincolnshire,including regular appearances at Lincoln Cathedral, and has taken part in highly successful foreign tours to European countries such as Austria, Italy, Spain, Germany and France.

Entry to the orchestra is by annual audition in May and applications need to be submitted in March for membership for the following academic year.

Rehearsals: Saturdays on 3 or 4 dates in the year occur in Horncastle and and two residential weekend courses are held in Skegness.

The orchestra performs standard orchestral repertoire and has also taken part in world premieres.

Website: lincsmusicservice.org

Lincolnshire Youth Wind Orchestra

Conductor: David Dorey

 

Director: Mrs Jennifer McKie

Senior Advisor for Music, Lincolnshire Music Service, Myle Cross Centre, Macaulay Drive, Lincoln LN2 4EL

Telephone: 01522 5533131

Email: jennifer.mckie@lincolnshire.gov.uk

The band performs throughout Lincolnshire, including regular appearances at the Embassy Centre in Skegness, and has taken part in highly successful foreign tours to European countries such as Poland, Italy, Hungary, Malta, and Germany.

Entry is by annual audition in May and applications need to be submitted in March for membership for the following academic year.

Rehearsals: Monthly and a residential weekend course are held in Horncastle.

The band performs standard wind band repertoire and has also performed new works.

Website: lincsmusicservice.org

The Music Makers - Handbell Ringers

Ms Cathy M Nettle

7 Sutton Road, Huttoft, Alford LN13 9RG

Telephone: 01507 490935

Email: cathyn6951@tiscali.co.uk

We exist to brig the art of Handbell, Handchime and Belleplate tune ringing in all its forms, to people of all ages and abilities.

Website: www.facebook.com/The-Music-Makers-1623667517871117

Sinfonia Viva

Principal Guest Conductor: Nicholas Kok

 

Administrator: Mr Clive Nicklin

Unit 11, Robinson Industrial Estate, Shaftesbury, Derby DE23 8NL

Telephone: 01332 207570

Fax: 01332 207569

Email: info@vivaorch.co.uk

Sinfonia Viva is a national orchestra based in the East Midlands.

The Orchestra provides classical concerts and runs an innovative and diverse education and outreach programme making live orchestral music accessible to all.

Website: www.vivaorch.co.uk