cobweb orchestra

You're not alone

Matching seven leisure-time music groups with emerging early-career composers for a collaboration could result in all sorts of co

My first time on the cello

Andy Jackson, the inspirational leader of Cobweb Orchestras, thought the best way for me to get an idea of how they work would be to join in one of their groups, and he organised a cello for me to play. But what Andy didn’t know until I met him in the Sage Gateshead café that day that I have never held a cello before in my life.

Community Spirit

Adopt a Composer 2014, Michael Betteridge with the Cobweb Orchestra.

Reflections on 'Against the Clock'

'To think it’s only been seven days' muses a handsome, yet disheveled, man on a 1971 public information film having exited what looks like a bunker.