We are apearing in "A Nght for the Emergency Services" hosted by Ashley Banjo on 20th December 2017 at 9pm on ITV1. More info here.
Welcome to the webiste of the Bue Light Symphony Orchestra, the UK's only Orchestra for all Emergency Services personell. Our players are drawn from a wealth of talent hidden inside the UK's Police Forces, Fire Brigades and Ambulance Services, as well as the military and other emergency services sutch as Mountain Rescue, Cave Rescue and the RNLI. Membership applications are taken from anyone who is now or has ever been in one of these and is ABRSM grade 7 standard or above (grade 6 for strings). We also welcome applications from people who would like to assist in an administrative role.
OUR NEXT WORKSHOP IS
TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO WITH
SUNDAY 25TH FEBRUARY 2018
Following from the sucess of our first two workshops, we are very excited to welcome BBC "introducing artist" Yume Fujise to play Tchaikovsky's passionate violin concerto with us. Feel the full power of this masterwork from inside the orchestra and experience a hugely talented violinist playing in front of you. Check out the news page for more info about Yume and a video of her performing on BBC Radio 3.
Instruments required for this workshop are:
2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 4 Horns, 2 trumpets, Timpani and strings.
The Orchestra aims to raise awareness and reduce the stigma around Mental Illness, especially within the Blue Light community. We are delighted to support the Mind Blue Light Programme. Playing and listening to music is a great way to boost your metal wellbeing and we would encourage anyone to take up an instrument or join a choir.
We meet for a day long workshop twice termly and will be holding our first concert in 2018.
We are currently organising a charity gala event in May 2018 supported by Dominic Raab MP to raise money for the Mind Blue Light campaign and other charities which support emergency services personel with mental health problems.
Please go to the Join us! page if you would like to get involved.
Charing Cross police station