And the winner is ....

Last night was the Pride of Essex Awards evening 2018 which was held in Anglia Ruskin in Chelmsford. We were notified that we were finalists and duly sent our representatives along to the evening. Around 7.30pm, I received a message to say that we hadn't won anything .... really? I asked if it was all over? Ten minutes later, I received another message which included these images ..... Last night, I was speechless. Now sleepless as well, I am amazed and so very proud of everything that we have achieved at the Maldon Orchestra. Next year will be our Platinum Anniversary (70th) and we will be marking the occasion in a very special way. Thanks go to everyone who have helped to make the Maldon O

Event raises over £3,000 in one night!

A collaboration with the Maldon Drama Group, the Maldon Orchesta and Essex Police Choir to mark the centenary of the Armistice raised over £3,000 for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal in one night. This is truly amazing and is indicative of the event as a whole. Everyone gave this event all the time and effort that they possibly could from the discussions and meetings that took place in the months before to the effort and performance given on the night. The Plume Academy provided the venue and we were superb in their support. Neil Fisher of the Maldon Drama Group wrote and directed the show which was based on ten war poems. They were ordered and dramatised as they brought to life the sto

We are finalists!

We are so honoured to be finalists for the Pride of Essex Awards 2018. The Awards evening will be held in Chelmsford on the evening of 20th November and we have much to be excited about. The Maldon Orchestra has been in existence for nearly 70 years with our platinum anniversary being celebrated next year. During that time, our membership has grown and grown. It is thanks to the endurance of the people who have gone before who have ensured that the Orchestra is still around now. The Orchestra prides itself on giving local amateur musicians the opportunity to play together in a very relaxed and fun atmosphere. We don't hold auditions as the only qualifying requirement we require is that musi

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