Gala orchestra call

There’s an open rehearsal at Galashiels Academy on Saturday (October 1) for the 150children involved in Borders orchestras, bands and ensembles.

It is intended to let anyone interested hear what the Junior String Orchestra, Junior Wind Band, Borders Youth Orchestra, Wind and Percussion Ensembles have been up to says senior instructor Simon Johnson.

The 9.30am event will be combined with a coffee morning and fund raiser organised by Borders Young Musicians.