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Regional String Orchestra


An exciting new ensemble in partnership with the music services of Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire is launching on Friday 20th September 2019.

This new ensemble will be directed by Mr Alex Laing, Artistic Director (music) at the King's High School in Warwick who also acts as coach and conductor of the National Children's Orchestra of Great Britain, and course director and conductor for the National Youth String Orchestra of Great Britain.

The Orchestra will also receive support from a range of partners including the Warwick Schools' Foundation.

The Regional String Orchestra will form the core of the brand new Regional Youth Orchestra to be launched in January 2020 with a two day course at the University of Warwick Arts Centre in January.

Full details of this ensemble include how to join can be found here.

Applications can be made at

Please note The rehearsals are taking place at Kings High so parents need to select Kings High on the school option when registering.


Age range



Grade 6+


violin, viola, cello, double bass

Music director

Mr Alex Laing

Day and time

Friday 19:00 - 21:00


King's High School, Warwick

Location map


£48.50 Termly




Advanced players of Grade 6 standard and above across the whole region.

Rehearsal dates

Term Dates 2019/2020

September 20th, 27th
October 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
November 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
December 6th, 13th
January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
February 7th, 14th, 28th
March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27nd
May 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
June 5th, 12th, 19th


all group sessions are currently cancelled until further notice due to the COVid-19 outbreak