Hale Light Orchestra


HLO rehearsals 2016 start on Monday 4 January at 7:45.  We have an extensive list of varied music ready to rehearse and new players welcome to come along and join in the fun.  Please get in touch via our contact page.

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HLO Concerts in 2016

Spring Concert

Sunday 8 May 2016

2:30 pm Ashton-on-Mersey

United Reformed Church



Early Spring Concert

Sunday 28 February 2016

2:30 pm St. Joseph's

Plymouth Grove


Music for a winter's afternoon

Sunday 27 November 2016

(Details TBC)

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Welcome to Hale Light Orchestra.  The HLO is based in the village of Hale, near Altrincham, on the south Manchester/Cheshire border. The orchestra specializes in rehearsing and performing orchestral works from the light classical music repertoire, as exemplified by the compositions of Frederic Curzon, Eric Coates, Robert Farnon, Haydn Wood, Percy Fletcher and Leroy Anderson to name just a few.

Inspirational Light Music

Current vacancies for players - String players, 1st & 2nd Violins, Viola, Cello & Bass.  Bassoon, French Horn, 2nd Trumpet, 2nd Trombone, tuned percussionist     Read more


About us

Hale Light Orchestra is a local community group that performs concerts for charities and good causes throughout the year.  If you would like the HLO to support your charity or special event, please get in touch.                                                                                       Read more

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HLO can play for you! - We are planning a number of dates for our next performances in 2016/17.  Please do get in touch if you would like the HLO to perform for your local charity, organisation or good cause.

HLO in Concert at Ashton-On-Mersey URC - Sunday 8 May, 2:30pm.  HLO perform a Spring Concert of light orchestral favourites for family, friends.  All welcome and tickets available on the door.