Local Players

We are always pleased to hear from musicians who are keen to join HBO. The orchestra has a diverse local membership and we welcome anyone interested in regular orchestral playing and at least grade 7 or equivalent experience.


         –    individual preparation of part
         –    weekly rehearsals on Wednesday evenings (7 – 9.30pm)
         –    four concert weekends per year
         –    annual subscription fee of $60

Benefits of Membership

–     full symphonic repertoire
–     professional mentoring and rehearsing
–     networking with guest soloists and invited players

Invited Players

If you are not based in Hawke’s Bay but would like to be considered as an invited player, you are welcome to submit an expression of interest and audition tape.  Please contact us.