The Academy of St Mary-le-Bow is a new flexible chamber orchestra based in central London. The ensemble is made up of young professionals working in London and who play instruments to a high standard but dont perform as a career. The orchestra performs six major concerts a year across the city and holds a residency at the historic church of St Mary-le-Bow in the City of London. The Academy of St Mary-le-Bow also perform solo and chamber music concerts under the umbrella of the ensemble. The ensemble is directed by its regular music director, Alex Fryer, but also reglarly engages other conductors, guest leaders for un-conducted performances, Soloists and professional instrumental coaches.