SUStrings is a friendly and active string orchestra which was founded to provide string musicians the opportunity to play and explore the extensive and varied repertoire for string orchestra. There are no auditions and anyone who plays the violin, viola, cello or double bass to around Grade 5 standard or above is welcome. We rehearse weekly and perform at least one concert per term and one tour per academic year. Rehearsals: Every Monday 7:30-9:30pm Building 02/5053 To keep up to date with what's going on like SUStrings on FB and follow us on Instagram

SUStrings is a friendly and active string orchestra which was founded to provide string musicians the opportunity to play and explore the extensive and varied repertoire for string orchestra. There are no auditions and anyone who plays the violin, viola, cello or double bass to around Grade 5 standard or above is welcome. We rehearse weekly, perform at least one concert per term and go on one tour per academic year. 

Rehearsals: Every Monday 7:30-9:30pm in Building 2/5053. Starting 4th October 2021

To keep up to date with what's going on, like SUStrings on Facebook and follow us on Instagram
Check out our website here: SUStrings

The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for SUStrings (String Orchestra) this year are:

Fiona Sunderland
Librarian
Charles Hutchins
President
Alexander Thomas
Publicity Officer
Megan Thomas
Secretary
Megan Davies
Social Secretary
Benedict Caverhill
Treasurer
Oliver Hilton
Webmaster

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Membership Information

These are the current membership fees offered by SUStrings (String Orchestra), although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

You must be a member of the Students' Union to join a club or society
NameCostValid PeriodDetails
Interested Member - FREE for the first 3 weeks of the yearFREE01/10/2021 - 24/10/2021FREE membership for the first 3 weeks of the year to help you decide if the society is right for you.
Year Membership£20.0025/09/2021 - 31/08/2022SUStrings rehearse weekly with the aim of exploring the varied repertoire for a String Orchestra and putting on termly concerts for everyone to enjoy. Informal and relaxed, SUStrings is where a string player can come and enjoy playing, with great company and without the pressure of auditions! The membership fee goes towards, hiring music, booking concert venues, the conductors fee etc. and also the general running of the orchestra itself - especially the biscuit costs!
1st Semester Membership£10.0012/10/2021 - 29/01/2022Membership for the first semester of 2021. Similar to the full year membership; The fee goes towards hiring/printing music, booking concert venues, conductor fees and the general running of the orchestra itself.

Constitution

All SUSU clubs & societies must have a Constitution which governs how they run

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Health & Safety

All clubs & societies are required to risk assess their activity to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner for members. Current risk assessments for SUStrings (String Orchestra) are available to view below