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Welcome to the website of Wirral Community Orchestra. The orchestra began life in January 2014 under the Musical Directorship of John Modelski, and since then the orchestra has grown in number – currently having about 50 members- whilst maintaining its aim of being a "friendly group of musicians with a shared passion for making music".
As a community orchestra, we pride ourselves on being an open admission orchestra. We welcome all players aged 16yrs and above irrespective of their experience, or proficiency. Our members span a wide age range and as musicians include those, who are returning to playing after perhaps playing in their youth , to more experienced players who have enjoy playing in an orchestra for many years and give valuable support and encouragement to other less proficient players.
Our repertoire is always varied and challenging with music ranging from light classical music, medleys from musical shows, film themes and popular pieces. We perform several concerts each year and are always willing to support local charity events, please contact us via our website or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Musical Director John Modelski
John Modelski is a full time professional musician, teacher and orchestral arranger. He teaches school age and adults students most instruments to performance level and specialises in violin, piano, percussion and trumpet.
He is passionate about making music, and creates a friendly atmosphere geared towards encouraging the best performances from its members. His style of leadership makes rehearsals great fun whilst developing the musical skills of all players. He is gaining an ever-increasing reputation in the orchestral music scene in the North West
John is also conductor and Musical Director to two other orchestras, Jan Modelski Community Orchestra and the Jan Modelski Pop orchestra