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City of Norwich School

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Rehearsal day & time

Mondays, 7.00 – 8.30pm

Download Music Service Ensemble Calendar 2019/20 (pdf)

Playing level

Grade 4-8+

Conductor & coaching staff

Nick Neale
Helen Stowell


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 collaborations with Symphonic Wind Band at Music For Youth performances and CASMA 2019.

The ensemble was awarded Highly Commended Plus at Norfolk County Music Festival 2019. “Alive and alert ensemble playing” – adjudicator

“You get to play good repertoire regardless of ability. It really helps with sightreading, and you still have sense of achievement even if you can’t play it all!”

Upcoming concerts

13 November: Music for Youth Proms, Royal Albert Hall

How to join

New players welcome throughout the year. Violas especially welcome.


Contact musicservice@educatorsolutions.org.uk, 01603 307710

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