From our performance on 'A Night For The Emergency Services' on ITV, December 2017. View it here.
Welcome to the website of the Blue Light Symphony Orchestra, the UK's only orchestra for all Emergency Services personnel. 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), or thier family. We also welcome applications from people who would like to assist in an administrative role.
OUR NEXT EVENT IS:
FOUR SEA INTERLUDES
FROM THE OPERA PETER GRIMES
BY BENJAMIN BRITTEN
SUNDAY 13TH OCTOBER 1000-1700
IN WESTMINSTER, NEAR VICTORIA STATION
About the Orchestra
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 mental wellbeing and we would encourage anyone to take up an instrument or join a choir.
We meet for a day long workshops once a term and have several other events planned for the next 12 months including:
- Recording a charity single at the world famous Abbey Road Studios
- Forming our own charity in aid of mental health in the emergency services
- Charity Gala
Please go to the Join us! page if you would like to get involved.
Charing Cross Police Station