Our first workshop was held on 1st July 2017 and was a great success. 30 musicians from across the emergency services took part and a great time was had by all.
Welcome to the webiste of the Bue Light Symphony Orchestra (formerly the Police Philharmonic 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.
NEXT WORKSHOP SEPTEMBER 24TH 2017
NOW FULL EXCEPT STRINGS!
TCHAIKOVSKI VIOLIN CONCERTO WORKSHOP ON 18TH NOV
Our first workshop on Beethoven's Eroica Symphony was a great sucess. We will be holding another one on Sunday 24th September where we will be playing Sibelius 3rd Symphony. Please apply using the form here.
The instruments still required for this workshop are:
The morning will be for strings only and then other instruments will join at 1330. All welcome to apply but prority will be given to those eligible for membership.
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.
Please go to the Join us! page if you would like to get involved.
Charing Cross police station