Pulham Orchestra
Rehearsal and Event Dates 2015

Saturday October 30th 2021 @ 7pm

Christ Church Eaton NR2 2AQ

Choral and Orchestral


"A life with Music"

Celebrating the long life of Peter Cooper

 A much loved and respected musician teacher and administrator, Peters legacy is wide ranging. This is reflected in a program of exquisite choral music, songs from the stage plus rousing, sometimes humorous orchestral scores, including some of Peters' own compositions and arrangements ........

Music for 2 coronations:

BRITAIN Choral dances from Gloriana

WALTON March 'Crown Imperial'

WORLD WAR 2 classics:

COATES 'Dam Busters March'

COOPER (arr) 'Over Here'


STANFORD Justorum Animae

HOWELLS A hymn for St Cecilia

From the stage:

LOEWE My Fair lady Selection

FOR Margery and the PVO:

COPPER 'Diversion'

T Orchestra will be joined in performance by former colleagues, pupils, friends and family.

ADMISSION at the door;

Adults £ 10 Children free

All proceeds will go to charity.

All rehearsals are from 2pm-4pm and take place at the Memorial Hall, Pulham Market except those shown as taking place at the Methodist Hall, Pulham Market.

January 2015

Rehearsals 13th, 27th

February 2015

Rehearsals 10th, 24th

March 2015

Rehearsals 10th, 24th, 31st (NB: this rehearsal is for Strings only and will be held in the Methodist Hall)

April 2015

Rehearsals 14th, 28th

Events  Come and Play Day Sunday 26th April

May 2015

Rehearsals 12th, 26th (Methodist Hall, includes AGM)


Viennese Concert, Saturday 16th May, St John's Church, Harleston

Rehearsal 4.45-6.45pm for concert at 7.30pm. Please bring packed refreshments, tea and coffee available. Car park down track immediately at side of church
Concert dress: Ladies, black long skirt/trousers, coloured top
Gentlemen: black/charcoal grey grouses, white shirt, bow tie

Egyptian March
Rosamunde Entr'acts 1,2,3 with intermezzi of Moments Musicaux No 4 and 2
Annen Polka
Schubert Symphony No 3
Pizzicato Polka 

Tickets £6 on the door, children free

June 2015

Rehearsals 9th, 23rd, 30th

July 2015

Rehearsals 14th, 28th

Events: Soiree, 3pm Sunday 26th July
This will be held at the home of Mike and Jean Bishop: 
Barley Coomb Barn, Howletts Loke, Salhouse, Norwich NR13 6EX
Telephone: 01603 720586

August 2015


STRINGS - 2PM - 3.30PM
WIND - 3PM to 4.30PM

NB: 25th no rehearsal, as many players are taking part in the Vintage Tea for the Harleston & Waveney Festival, see below.

Tuesday 25th August, Vintage Tea with Music at Pennoyer Centre, Pulham St Mary, 2-4pm

September 2015

Rehearsals 8th, 22nd, 29th 


Concert at All Saints Church, Laxfield, IP13 8DL, Saturday 19th September, 7.30pm 

Strings, please be ready to rehearse from 4pm
Wind and Percussion, ready to rehearse from 4.40pm

Please bring a packed tea.

Concert dress:
Ladies - black skirt/trousers, coloured top
Gentlemen - black/dark grey trousers, white or coloured shirt, bow tie


Schubert: Rosamunde (first movement only)
Faure: Masques et Bergamasques (first three movements)
Cooper: Diversion (all)
Mouton: Scenes Rustiques (first movement only)
Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow
Strauss: Pizzicato Polka

Weber: Marcia
Hensher: English Countryside Suite (first movement only)

Telemann: Concerto in G for Two Violas (Frank Cliff and Sandra Holmes)
Telemann: Don Quixote

Tickets £6 on the door, children free

October 2015

Rehearsals 13th, 27th 

Come and Sing Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance
Saturday 10th October, 7.30pm, Central Hall, Wymondham NR18 0QB
Orchestra rehearses from 2.30pm

November 2015

Rehearsals 10th, 24th

December 2015

Rehearsal Dec 8
2-3pm Strings only (Messiah)
3-4pm Tutti

Extra rehearsal Tues Dec 15
2-4pm, in Pulham Church


Come and Sing Carols with Pulham Orchestra
Wednesday 16th December, 7pm
Pulham Market Parish Church

Please arrive no later than 6.30pm.

Concert dress:
Ladies - black skirt/trousers and coloured top (preferably red or white)
Gentlemen - Black/dark grey trousers, white shirt and bow tie (white, black or red)


Leroy Anderson - A Christmas Festival
Bach - Pastorale from The Christmas Oratorio
Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty Waltz, Dance Russe
Handel - Pastorale and Glory to God from The Messiah
Faure - Ouverture from Masques et Bergamasques
J and J Strauss - Pizzicato Polka
Storme and Wells - The Christmas Song

PLUS Carols

Please note rehearsals have resumed and wearing of facemasks is personal choice.

Rehearsals take place on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at Pulham Memorial Hall From 2-4pm. Pulham Market IP21 4SL