Updated 26 September 2021
Our Committee is continuing to take account of current Government guidance in place relating to Covid-secure rehearsals for amateur orchestras. Dates scheduled for rehearsal and detailed below will be informed by this guidance, as will other Covid-secure arrangements such as deep cleaning the rehearsal venue, requiring members to take lateral flow tests before arrival, and putting other social distancing precautions in place.
Season 2021-22 : CONCERTS 1 and 2 : 16th October A celebration for the 25th anniversary of Chiltern Camerata. A short concert for children at 4pm will be followed by a full programme at 6pm. The programme will include pieces from both Scandinavian and English composers: Grieg – Holberg Suite, Erna Tauro – Autumn Song, Dag Wiren – Serenade for Strings, John Rutter – Suite for Strings, Delius – Two Aquarelles, Walton – Henry V incidental music, Warlock – Capriol Suite
14, 21 and 28 September
5 and 12 October.
Rehearsals will take place from 7.45pm – 10pm at Holmer Green Baptist Church (Sat Nav HP15 6TD) The Committee has arranged for additional special cleaning of the space.
(Concert Day): Timings to be confirmed
Concert venue is at St Michael and all Angels Church, Amersham on the Hill (Sat Nav HP6 5DR). There is limited parking behind the Church, and plenty available in the Sycamore Road Car Park which is situated behind the shops (HP6 5EQ) only a couple of minutes’ walk away.
Members are additionally requested FOR EACH REHEARSAL to take a lateral flow test within 48 hours prior to the rehearsal start. Only those with a confirmed negative test result should attend the rehearsal. Lateral flow test kits can be collected at most pharmacies, or ordered online at: https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests All players should bring their own stand to allow for social distancing where possible.
For details of membership please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 01494 481146
Violins Linda Miller email@example.com 01494 793506
Violas Judy Hunter firstname.lastname@example.org 01494 481146
Cellos/Basses Virginia McMurtrie email@example.com 07760 131526
Because the size of group is dependent on the programme to be performed, players are selected by invitation on a concert by concert basis. For this reason, please don’t just turn up at rehearsals before checking that you are expected!