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The Fisher Building, City of Norwich School

Rehearsal day & time

Mondays, 7.25pm – 8.45pm

Playing level

Grade 4-8+

Conductor & coaching staff

Helen Barber
Chris Ellis


A higher-level string orchestra playing traditional and contemporary music. The Norfolk County Strings is a vibrant group who produce a robust string sound – a fantastic opportunity to make music with other string players.

Quotes or recent highlights

Highlights include collaboration with Symphonic Wind Band in 2022 playing at the Royal Norfolk Show for the Royal Salute.

The ensemble was awarded Outstanding at Norfolk County Music Festival 2023. The adjudicator was so impressed with the arrangement of Tarantella tey asked for a copy of the score!

How to join

New players welcome throughout the year. Violas especially welcome.


Contact music.service@norfolk.gov.uk, 01603 303348

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