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Carlton Miniott, ThirskThirsk Sinfonia Villa Cottage, Carlton Miniott, Thirsk YO7 4NJ. Tel 07981 819766
The first (that we can find) full sized orchestra in the market town of Thirsk. Thirsk Sinfonia aims to give both musicians performing and the audience a varied and challenging repertoire of classical music that will be interesting and enjoyable to all ages.
Mickley, RiponRipon Cathedral Concert Soc. Little Orchard, Mickley, Ripon HG4 3JE. Tel 01765 635244
Concerts take place once a month, normally on Monday's in the quire of Ripon Cathedral, and start at 7.30. Refreshments are available during the interval.
NorthallertonNorthallerton Male Voice Choir Northallerton Methodist Church, High Street, Northallerton DL7 8EG.
North Yorkshire Chorus Methodist Church Hall, 73 High Street, Northallerton DL7 8EG.
Warmly welcomes new singing members. We rehearse on Saturday afternoons (generally every other week, but sometimes consecutive weeks) from 2pm to 5pm, with a break in the summer.
RiponRipon Choral Society Ripon Cathedral, Ripon HG4 1QS.
A friendly community choir of 170 singing members which meets on Wednesday evenings, 7.30pm, at St John's Church, Sharow. New members are always welcome Children welcome. Young people (with parents) are welcome to join - please make enquiries in advance to the Secretary Accessible. Limited parking. Please make enquiries in advance to the Secretary if interested in joining. Cathedral Concert Society Ripon Cathedral, Ripon SATNAV: HG4 1LX. Tel 01765 635244
Recitals and chamber music from international artists. Accessible. St Cecilia Orchestra Ripon Cathedral HG4 1QT, Holy Trinity Church HG4 2ES, Ripon HG4 1QT. Tel 01765 602856
One of the UK's leading non-professional orchestras. At its most spectacular it is an exceptionally fine and very large symphony orchestra, often working with top class international soloists. However, it also operates as a chamber orchestra, giving smaller concerts in a variety of venues. The players (a mix of professionals, semi-pros, teachers, students amateurs and talented schoolchildren) come from all over the north of England.
Sowerby, ThirskU3A Music appreciation Sowerby Parochial Hall, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG.
3rd Tuesday of the month from 2.30pm to 4pm Accessible. Scooters are not a problem. Sowerby Music St. Oswald's Church, Front Street, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Tel 01845 518001
Classical music concerts held almost monthly. Tickets are available at www.sowerbymusic.org.uk/boxoffice or from White Rose BookCafe. Children welcome. Free admission 18 and under if with adult Accessible. Level access route from street to church Mowbray Singers Sowerby Methodist Church Hall, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JJ. Tel 01609 748287
A mixed choir singing mixed but mostly classical repertoire. We meet for rehearsals at Sowerby Methodist Church Hall every Tuesday evening at 7.30pm. Contact Secretary if interested in joining. Accessible.
ThirskN York Fire Pipe Band Fire Station, Newsham Road, Thirsk YO7 1PU. Tel 07526809381
Meet every Tuesday night in Thirsk Fire Station 6.00-9.30pm. Come if you play bagpipes or drums or if you are a musician who fancies learning. All ages welcome. Singing group Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Tel 01845 524507/ 07938852341
Singing, Monday 11am-noon. Club suspended for health reasons at moment but hoping to start again soon. Accessible. Loosely, Folk The Golden Fleece Hotel, Market Place, Thirsk YO7 1LL. Tel 01845 523767
Organises local folk concerts. Thirsk RBL Band Askham Bryan College, Blakey Lane, Thirsk YO7 3AB. Tel 01845 523511
Tuesdays 7-9.30pm. Children welcome. Learn to play an instrument