The North East Recorder Orchestra

President Layton Ring

Musical Director John Hawkes

 Leader Sandra Foxall



The North East Recorder Orchestra (NERCO) was formed in January 2004 to enable recorder players in the North East of England to rehearse and perform some of the quite large repertoire that is now available for recorder orchestras. At present it has some 30+ members and involves the full range of recorders from sopranino down to contrabass.

Meetings are normally held on the 4th Saturday in each month (no meeting in August) from 9.45am to 12.45 at  the church of St John's, Kingston Park: directions.

New members are always welcome. If you are interested please look at the information on the 'Joining' page.

Meeting Dates for 2015/16:

Sept. 26th Oct. 24th  (AGM) Nov. 28th Dec. 12th*
Jan. 23rd Feb. 27th March 19th April 23rd
May 28th June 25th July 23rd

* Exception to the normal '4th Saturday'.

The 2015/16 Music List is as follows:

Bach: Zion Hears the Watchmen's Voices, Black: Paper Doll,  Brade: English Consort, Corelli: Oboe Concerto,  Delibes: Airs de dance,  
Fischer: Suite no 4, Gabrielli: Sonata Pian e Forte, Hawkes: Oboe Concerto,  Handel: Concerto Grosso op6 no 1,  Holst: Jupiter,
Moszkowski: 3 Pieces from Foreign Parts,  Poulenc
: L'embarquement pour Cythere,  Robinson: Rainsbrook Suite,
Staeps: Unicorn's Grace, Schwartz: Chinatown, Scot-Joplin: The Entertainer.

    Morpeth Concert 2009

Concert in Morpeth Methodist Church, May 2009


The North East Recorder orchestra is affiliated to the Society of Recorder Players, a registered charity, No 282751, Scottish Registered Charity No. SC038422

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