The following instruments will make up the sound of the Galway Traditional Orchestra.

      • Accordion(Button & Piano)

      • Melodeon

      • Fiddle

      • Flute

      • Whistle

      • Uilleann Pipes

      • Harp

      • Banjo

      • Mandolin

      • Concertina

      • Bodhrán

        Performers with formal training in the following disciplines should also apply:

        • Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass

        • Flute, Piccolo, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon

        • French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba

        • Piano

        • Orchestral Percussion

          Other members will include those competent on the following instruments:

          • Drum Kit

          • Acoustic Guitar

          • Electric Guitar

          • Electric Bass

          • Keyboards

          • Piano

          • Percussion

          • Harmonica

          No one can Whistle a symphony. It takes an Orchestra to play it - H.E. Luccock

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