South West lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender orchestra rehearses
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LGBT orchestra holds first rehearsal in Exeter

An orchestra launched to bring together lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in rural areas has had its first rehearsal.

About 30 people including heterosexual musicians got together for the orchestra's launch in Exeter,

Tim Pithers, co-founder and musical director, said: "It's really exciting to be launching this new musical venture which aims to reach out to the LGBT community across the South West.

"We want to bring together those who have a passion for music-making whilst providing a supportive and safe place for members of the LGBT community and our friends."

  • 10 Oct 2016