The Civic and Parish Church of Bournemouth

Concert: Coda Fiddle Orchestra

The Coda Fiddle Orchestra presents their regular Easter Concert. Entry to the concert is free and there will be a retiring collection in aid of the CFO and St Peters Church.

Coda Fiddle Orchestra is Bournemouth’s “Sistema” project providing violin tuition to young people where none are excluded due to inability to pay. It is the only project of its kind in the UK which receives no public subsidy, being entirely dependant upon charitable donation.Young people attend rehearsals on Saturday mornings which are enhanced by the “Scholarship” scheme where benefactors donate funds towards private tuition. The director is Jack Maguire, former co-leader of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, president is Maurice Patterson MBE and Honorary Patron Nigel Kennedy. Donors include Bournemouth Rotary, Children in Need, Mayor of Bournemouth’s Charities and many other individuals and organisations.