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"Judging by the applause in the theatre, everyone had a fantastic evening. Members of the orchestra waited by the stairs to meet their friends and fans and there was a real buzz in the air. I spoke to the lady sitting next to me, who had never been to one of their concerts before and had just stumbled across the event online; she was delighted to have access to classical music on her doorstep. It was a wonderful example of how music can bring a community together and I have no doubt that the CRSO will always be able to find an audience here."

- Johanna Coulson, Voice Magazine, CRSO Concert February 2017

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31st January 2017
Jerome Sadler

CRSO Young Composers’ Workshop 2017 The CRSO’s annual “Young Composers’ Workshop” took place on the 30th January at the Pilkington Building, Chatham Maritime. This event is a very important part of the CRSO’s mission of “nurturing excellence in the community through music”. Young composers today are part of a great tradition of creativity that has

9th January 2017
Jerome Sadler

CRSO Sponsors Bowden and Lowe Opticians

The CRSO’s orchestral manager, Lis Sadler, had an appointment with Bowden and Lowe Opticians in Gillingham recently. Bowden and Lowe are CRSO sponsors, and Lis took the opportunity to talk to Tim and Lis Bowden about the shop and their relationship with the CRSO. Here is Lis’s report of her visit: A Visit to Bowden and

27th December 2016
Jerome Sadler

New CRSO Rehearsal Venue

The CRSO’s rehearsal on 19th December was our first try of our new rehearsal venue at the Pilkington Building, University of Kent at Chatham Dockyard. We are very grateful to the University for the opportunity to rehearse in this building; it is another aspect of the partnership that is developing between the CRSO and the