Would you like to join us?

Inquiries from prospective new members are always welcome!

We are currently particularly keen to hear from viola, double bass, trumpet and trombone players.

Rehearsals are held weekly during term time on Thursdays from 10.00am to 12.15pm at the Woolston Club, 43 Hargood Street in Woolston, Christchurch. We rehearse for two hours and socialise over a cup of tea or coffee halfway through the rehearsal.

You are welcome to attend one of our regular rehearsals or else join us for one of our “open home” rehearsals, which will include a special morning tea.

Rehearsals focus on presenting two formal concerts each year, and we also undertake additional activities such as visiting schools and performing for rest homes and retirement village residents at the Woolston Club premises.

While we do not ask prospective new members to audition, we do recommend that you have achieved a minimum of Grade 5. New members are on trial for a month and all members are required to pay an annual subscription.

If you are interested in finding out more, please email us at risingholme.orch@gmail.com.

Alternatively, head over to our contact page. We would love to hear from you!

We rehearse at the Woolston Club, 43 Hargood Street, Woolston, Christchurch. See map below for directions.