About the County Junior Orchestra
The CJO is the third orchestra of the Music and Performing Arts Trust and rehearses on Thursday evenin
e Edmund Rubbra Hall at the
Kettering Road Music and Arts Centre
from 6pm – 8:30pm.
The conductors for the 2016 – 2017 season are
Alan Bell and Sarah Turnock
The orchestra provides a first experience of orchestral playing for young musicians who might one day be in the County Training Orchestra or County Youth Orchestra. It has a full instrumental line-up and plays music specifically designed for young orchestras.
During the course of the year, the orchestra appears in several county music
concerts, including the New Generation Concert at the Derngate. The annual programme also includes a residential course at Grendon Hall.
Recent letters to members
How to join us
Auditions are held annually in July. See the
auditions page for further information.