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St James Orchestra, Paisley
Abercorn St, Paisley PA3 4AB

St James Orchestra

St James Orchestra
For 50 years, St James Orchestra has been at the centre of musical activity in Paisley. Rehearsing in Wallneuk North Church, Abercorn St, Paisley PA3 4AB, the Orchestra gives at least two concerts each year. Repertoire includes both traditional works from the concert platform and newer or more unusual works, including many premières. The ethos is 'music making for fun' and the atmosphere friendly and welcoming. If you play an orchestral instrument, or even if you just like orchestral music, read on to find out who we are, what we play and how to join us!

Sunday afternoons at St James Orchestra are very special to us. We arrive in all weathers and in various states of mental and physical health, with one purpose. No matter what, we leave feeling the better for it, for the music-making and the company.
Edith Megson, Violin II

I always enjoy the fun of the rehearsals – the chance to play great music with other like-minded enthusiasts.
Stewart Munro, Trumpet

...This orchestra has been one of the best things that has happened to me.
Eleonora Gregor, Clarinet

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Concert

St James Orchestra
Spring Concert


Saturday 21 April 2018
7.30pm
Johnstone Town Hall

Tickets £10 (£5 for school pupils), on the door or from the box office at renfrewshire.gov.uk

Conductor
Leon Reimer

Programme
Overture to 'Candide'—Bernstein

'Summer Bummer from the Tartan Terrors' - Three Orchestral Dances on the Highland Midge, Op. 23—Kester Clark

Four Scottish Dances, Op. 59—Malcolm Arnold

Symphony No. 9 in E minor 'From the New World', Op. 95—Dvořák

Leon Reimer
Leon Reimer