Who are we?
groups make up the Eltham Orchestras (Incorporated)
Eltham Beginner Strings - this is an open age beginner
string group, ranging from beginner level to grade 3.
Eltham String Ensemble - this is an open age intermediate
string group with a standard from grade 4 to grade 6.
Eltham Orchestra (formerly known as the Diamond Valley
& Eltham Community Orchestra) - this is an open age
At the present time there are vacancies for a range of
instruments. If you would like to attend a Wednesday
evening rehearsal to see whether the orchestra is
suitable for you, and you are at the appropriate playing
level, please contact Mary Wright (see details below).
Potential players are warmly invited to contact us. Up to
50 players attend the weekly rehearsals, which are held
on Wednesday evenings.
Concert performances take place regularly. A highlight of
each year is the joint participation with the Diamond
Valley Singers in a fully staged theatre show. Profits
normally go to to World Vision and Open House. The shows
in 2011 and 2012 were 'Kiss Me Kate' and "The Pyjama
Next year the production is "PIRATES OF
PENZANCE" so make a note in your diaries for July
school holidays, 2013!
take place weekly, on Wednesdays, at Briar Hill Primary
The Eltham Beginner Strings' rehearsal is 6pm to 7pm, the
Eltham String Ensemble 7pm to 8.00pm, and the Eltham
Orchestra members arrive at 7.45 pm to start playing at 8
pm. There is a woodwind tutorial from 9.15 pm to 10.00
pm. Players may attend more than one of these sessions.