Welcome to the Dacorum Recreation Orchestra

The Orchestra welcomes all-comers: those with little experience of playing with groups, re-starters and beginners. The Orchestra is independent and runs itself informally. Auditions are not required and public concerts are not performed. Most members are grades 3 to 6; many have not taken exams. The repertoire is broadly classical and we often surprise ourselves, and our conductor, with what we achieve.

The orchestra meets on Wednesday evenings from 8.00 to 9.30 pm at St John's Church Hall, Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead HP1 1JY. New players are welcome to come for a trial evening with no obligation to stay or pay. Please bring your own music stand. As of Septmeber 2021, the cost per term remains at £40.00 for about eleven evenings including one sectional rehearsal. Payment by cheque to the treasurer, Robin Mann, made out to Dacorum Recreation Orchestra, or preferably by bank transfer – details from Robin.


Autumn 2021

We are very pleased to announce that rehearsals have started again after a break of some 18 months due to the covid pandemic.

Violin and viola players wanted!

See the Join us page for details and other vacancies.

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