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 1pm 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 2013/14:

Sept. 28th Oct. 26th  (AGM) Nov. 23rd Dec. 7th*
Jan. 25th Feb. 22nd March 22nd April 26th
May 24th June 28th July 26th

* Exception to the normal '4th Saturday'.

The 2012/13 Music List is as follows:

Arne Symphony in F, Binge: Elizabethan serenade,  Elgar: Chanson de Nuit, Gabrielli 9 Motets,  Hawkes: Symphony no 2,
Lewin: Midsummer Morris, Mozart: Overture Idomineo, Purcell Symphony, Sullivan: Overture HMS Pinnafore.

    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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