Connecting

 

Connecting members to other members and the wider industry through networking opportunities, keeping our members well-informed and up-to-date with best practice to help build resilience and financial sustainability.

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Championing

 

Championing British orchestras and the wider membership, raising their profile and influence with key stakeholders and the British public, through political engagement, the media, social media and stakeholder bulletins.

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Developing

 

Developing the skills and knowledge of our members’ staff, including providing and signposting to high quality professional development opportunities for all tiers of management and musicians.

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Features

  • ABO/Rhinegold Awards

    ABO/Rhinegold Awards

    We are delighted to announce that the fourth ABO/Rhinegold Awards will be presented at the ABO Conference dinner on Wednesday 28 January 2015. Closing date for nominations is Friday 5 December 2014.

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  • Courses and seminars

    The ABO run courses in finance, fundraising and marketing. ABO Members can also access UK Theatre training programmes

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  • Does Culture Matter?

    The ABO will host another Fringe event at this year's Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham. Following on from successful events at previous party conferences this panel session is entitled Does Culture Matter?

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  • Specialist Managers Meetings

    Dates and times for the autumn series of meetings can be found by following the link below.

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ABO Conference 2015The 2015 ABO Conference will take place from 28-30 January 2015 in Gateshead. It will be hosted by Sage Gateshead with the Royal Northern Sinfonia.

Bookings will open in the Autumn.
Family Arts FestivalJoin us for your autumn half term holidays and take part in the first ever UK-wide Festival of family friendly arts events. From music to theatre, to circus, art and dance, all events are designed for families to enjoy.
La PlayaThe ABO Insurance Scheme offers preferential rates and 10% “no claims rebate” on La Playa's Performing Arts Portfolio, a specialist policy for orchestras. Insurance can be obtained from as little as £530 including insurance premium tax.

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