The inaugural meeting of the newly independent Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra brought us 7 potential recruits. These happy looking folk were all recruited by other members of the orchestra and were here today to see whether they fancied joining us. As the expressions show, most of them did.From left to rightSam who was in the orchestra as a youngster when it was run by the Instrumental Music Service.Christian from Aberdeen Concert BandLexie and Britt both self taught playersPeter, a folk musicianCathy a clarinet player from Aberdeen OrchestraDave who plays in a swing band and Inverurie Concert Band
The other piece of good news is that our application to become a Scottish Charity has been accepted and we are now SC 049599. This will be a great help when we are looking for funding.