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Friends of Orchestra of the Swan

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Friends outing

Without our friends and supporters there would barely be half a season, not  to mention recordings, major commissions, the Orchestra’s Explorchestra® projects and fantastic young soloists.


“Orchestra of the Swan means different things to different people. “Whatever this is, our Friends mean everything to us – and they recognise our achievements and help us go further.” David Curtis

Friends of Orchestra of the Swan provides vital support for every area of our work – enabling us to perform to children in local schools, nurture tomorrow’s composers and soloists and take the finest music to audiences throughout the UK.

Being a Friend of Orchestra of the Swan is not only enjoyable, but it also puts you in touch with a diverse group of people, who all feel inspired to get involved with the Orchestra.

Friends Outing

Supporting Orchestra of the Swan is great value…

Annual membership:
£30 (individuals), and £50 (joint)

Life Membership:
£250 (individuals), and £380 (joint)

There has never been a better time to join the Friends of Orchestra of the Swan. Please download and fill in our application form here and post with payment to the orchestra office or call us on 01789 267 567.

By Joining us now, you will help make Orchestra of the Swan’s ambitions possible.

Membership benefits…

  • Priority booking concert tickets
  • Exclusive Friends events …read more
  • Free concert programmes to the SOA and THB series
  • High Notes newsletter throughout the year
  • The satisfaction of supporting one of the UK’s leading chamber orchestras

Your membership will give us the opportunity to provide…

  • World-class concerts
  • Grass roots music education in schools and in the community projects
  • Opportunities for outstanding soloists
  • Commissioning new music
  • Recordings


Chairman 01789-413936 Chris Wheeler
Treasurer 01789-204928 Martin Stanley martinstanley@clara.co.uk
Secretary 01608-682218 Chris Boylan chris.boylan@live.co.uk
Membership Secretary 02476-502553 Niall McChesney niall@mcches.ndo.co.uk

Other Committee Members and Volunteers:

Alan Boddington, John Cohen, Joyce Taylor and Peter Buckroyd

Orchestra of the Swan
Civic Hall, 14 Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon,
Warwickshire, CV37 6LU

Tel/Fax: 01789 267567