About us

Welcome to Strings Together. We're an orchestra group that provides opportunities for adults wishing to learn to play in an amateur orchestral context.

Strings Together welcomes anyone wanting to work on their orchestral playing skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. Our group has a mix of abilities from grades 1-7 standard.


We recommend that people joining are at least around grade 1 ABRSM/Trinity standard (more advanced players are very welcome), however if you are not yet at grade 1 but wish to join us, please don’t hesitate to get in touch and we will do our best to accommodate your specific learning requirements.


Raines School Building, Approach Road, Bethnal Green E2 9LY


Tuesdays, term time, 7pm to 9.30pm

Summer Term 2022

Join us for our new term starting on April 26!


Meet the tutors

Sinan Kadifachi

After his studies at Cardiff University under Simon Weinmann, Sinan moved on to work in Brazil and Cuba where he performed extensively.
He works as a soloist, chamber & orchestral musician having performed at venues including Glastonbury festival, the Barbican and The Albert Hall.

Sinan's teaching career has given him the opportunity to work with students of all ages and abilities. He is currently a tutor at several adult education venues where he coaches individuals, chamber groups and conducts.

Susanna Wilson

Following her studies at The Royal Academy of Music, and post-graduate study with Raphael Wallfisch, Susanna has had an extensive career as a soloist, chamber musician and freelance orchestral musician, performing at venues as diverse as The Barbican, The Bath Assembly Rooms, Norwegian Cruise Liners and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.


Susanna’s teaching career has been equally stimulating and rewarding, encompassing students of every age and ability. She currently enjoys being a tutor in a number of adult education settings including individual and group teaching, chamber music coaching and conducting.


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The next term starts on April 26 2022.

Fees are £125 per term (10 x 1hr 45min sessions) but you can trial a session for free.

If you're a student or over 60, you can also attend at the reduced concession rate of £100.

The fee covers the cost of our tutors, venue rental and administration.

We meet at Raines School building on Approach Road, Bethnal Green.

There is also an option to join via Zoom, if that is more convenient for you.

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