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www.airedaleso.org.uk

'Widely recognised as one of the leading community orchestras in the UK. Dating back to 1898 and originally known as the Keighley and District Orchestral Society, its name was changed to the Airedale Symphony Orchestra in 1982 ... Since 1982, the ASO has built up a high reputation for it ...
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www.aeorchestra.org.uk

'The Alderley Edge Orchestra is one of the friendliest in the North West. Established in 1922 ... we give three concerts each year ... In June 2015, we launched a new joint venture with the Alderley Edge Festival: a highly successful Gala Concert when four past winners of ther respective ...
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asklepios-orchestra.org.uk

'Founded in 1969 by Dr. David Humphreys, a Physician in the Birmingham General Hospital where the orchestra originally rehearsed. However, following refurbishment of the General, our orchestra needed to move and we now rehearse in the Medical School of the University of Birmingham in Edgbaston.Al ...
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banburysymphony.org

'We rehearse through each school term to perform 3 symphony orchestra concerts each year. Our smaller chamber orchestra concerts are typically in May each year.'

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www.bathphil.co.uk

'One of the leading professional orchestras in the South West. Its players are some of the finest and most experienced orchestral musicians in Britain ... The orchestra is renowned for its musical virtuosity as well as versatile and creative approach to programming. Learning and participation is ...
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www.bbc.co.uk/concertorchestra

‘There are orchestras who will tell you that they were born to play Beethoven. And there are ensembles that mix it with modern music. But there’s nothing quite like the BBC Concert Orchestra. “Versatility” and “flexibility” are BBC Concert Orchestra’s bywords ... You’ll hear us on the wo ...
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www.bbc.co.uk/bbcnow

'Both a broadcast orchestra and the national symphony orchestra of Wales ... Orchestra-in-Residence at Cardiff’s St David’s Hall and performs a busy schedule of live concerts throughout Wales and the UK. Nearly all the Orchestra’s performances can be heard on the BBC, and they regularly perform a ...
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www.bbc.co.uk/philharmonic

'A broadcasting orchestra based in Salford. It performs at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, tours the North of England, and welcomes audiences in its recording studio at MediaCityUK.'

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www.bbc.co.uk/symphonyorchestra

'The BBC Symphony Orchestra has played a central role at the heart of British musical life since it was founded in 1930. It provides the backbone of the BBC Proms, performing around a dozen concerts in the festival each year ...  It performs an annual season of concerts at the Barbican, ...
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www.blackpoolsymphony.co.uk

'Brings together able local players and exceptional soloists to perform major orchestral masterpieces and other works of musical interest. Our soloists have included local musicians, sectional leaders from within the orchestra and students from Chetham's School of Music. The orchestra also believ ...
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www.bostonsinfonia.org.uk

‘Founded in June 1996 by Stephen Maher to give a platform to local professional-standard, top-rate musicians to provide classical music for people of Boston and surrounding areas, to accompany local choral societies and also encourage young talented musicians to play to a professional standard .. ...
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www.bsolive.com

'The only UK symphony orchestra not based in a major city, the BSO defines what it means to be an orchestra serving a whole region whilst maintaining important national and international significance ... both at our home venue at the Lighthouse in Poole and at venues throughout the South and Sout ...
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www.brecknocksinfonia.co.uk

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brentso.org.uk

'One of London’s oldest and best known amateur orchestras – we celebrated our 100th birthday in 2011. We aim for high standards of musicianship, at the same time as having fun and enjoying making music. At present, we have around 50 regular members and we are hoping to grow even larger. We are ba ...
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www.bridgewater-sinfonia.org.uk

'Berkhamsted's own local orchestra. Formed of local professional musicians, the orchestra has been enriching the cultural life of Hertfordshire since 1997 ... The orchestra draws on the wealth of professional musicianship in the locality and also aims to offer performing opportunities for young s ...
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www.bridgnorthsinfonia.org

'Brings together both amateur and professional musicians from Bridgnorth and the surrounding area. At present we rehearse on Sunday afternoons, once a month in St John the Evangelist church hall. The orchestra was originally founded ... in 2009 and in June 2012 we gave our first public concert .. ...
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www.burnleyorchestra.org.uk

'Burnley Orchestra is alive and well and is within a few years of celebrating its Centenary, We encourage all budding young musicians, all those lapsed older musicians who’d like to be playing again and anyone else who plays an orchestral instrument to come along and sample the ...
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www.busheysymphony.org.uk

’Since 1975, the BSO has been bringing live, high quality orchestral music to Bushey. In the early days the orchestra was financially supported by Hertsmere Council, but like so much arts funding, this was cut several years ago. We currently promote a series of five concerts per year and have an ...
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www.canterburyorchestra.org.uk

‘Founded in 1953, The Canterbury Orchestra is a thriving group of enthusiastic players who regularly tackle major works from the symphonic repertoire ... Canterbury Orchestra normally performs 3 concerts each year, mostly at the University of Kent's prestigious Colyer-Fergusson Hall ...  ...
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www.cardiffphilharmonic.com

'CPO is recognised as one of Wales's foremost non-professional orchestras, with a reputation for a wide ranging repertoire from film music and light classics to major works.'

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www.charnwoodorchestra.org.uk

'The Orchestra is made up of sixty regular musicians, most of whom live in the villages of Charnwood as well as Leicester, Loughborough and the environs. Since its founding it has been a focal point for local musical talent, and today attracts players of all ages who perform together with genuine ...
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www.chesterfieldsymphonyorchestra.co.uk

'Founded in 1982 to provide orchestral music for Chesterfield and the surrounding area. Beginning with a group of just fifteen the orchestra has flourished into a group of almost fifty permanent players. Its aim is to provide a wide range of orchestral music and concerts, devised to attract as ma ...
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cbso.co.uk

'Based in Symphony Hall, it gives over 130 concerts each year in Birmingham, the UK and around the world, playing music that ranges from classics to contemporary, film music and even symphonic disco. With a far-reaching community programme and a family of choruses and ensembles, it’s involved in ...
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crso.org.uk

'Formed in 1969 and is one of the main amateur orchestras in north Kent ... The CRSO has approximately 60 playing members, both amateur and professional musicians ... CRSO was formed to nurture excellence through music in the community, and places the local community at the heart of all that it d ...
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clevelandphil.org.uk

'Full-sized symphony orchestra with about 80 members, including many music teachers from the area, which gives two challenging concerts each year, generally in October and March. Each concert is preceded by two Sundays of intensive rehearsal. Membership is by invitation.'

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www.colnephil.org.uk

'Formed in 1989 through the enterprise of former Chairman of the CPO and local Halstead GP Paul Bristol. As a musician himself he felt the need for an orchestra in the area which provided good amateur players with the opportunity to enjoy rehearsing and performing music together under the directi ...
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www.crosbysymphony.org.uk

'Gives three or four full orchestral concerts each season in the Liverpool area or farther afield. It also stages smaller scale recitals and accompanies choral singing. The orchestra was founded in 1942 by a small group of like-minded amateurs and has grown over the years to a membership of about ...
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www.dorsetcountyorchestra.org.uk

'The members of the orchestra are semi-professional and amateur musicians from all over Dorset and ... perform a wide selection from the classical repertoire. There have also been many successful joint ventures with local choral societies. As a local amateur orchestra they welcome membership enqu ...
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www.dundeesymphonyorchestra.org.uk

'Founded in 1893 by a group of enthusiastic performers, Dundee's amateur orchestra performs three concerts a year in the Caird Hall Dundee and occasionally at other venues in Scotland. You may wish to apply to join the orchestra as a player. We are always looking for new members, particularly str ...
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www.eso.org.uk

‘Financially self-supporting and an independent organisation, it registered as a charity in 1987 and, with quality players from Eastbourne and the surrounding area, performs a number of concerts a year ... The current regular annual programme features a choral concert with ESO singers, an ESO you ...
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www.emgsymphonyorchestra.org

'The original Exeter Music Group was founded in 1967 and since that time has grown to the full-scale symphony orchestra that exists today. The EMG Symphony Orchestra provides musicians with the opportunity to perform a wide variety of repertoire and to working with talented soloists, loc ...
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www.exetersymphonyorchestra.co.uk

'The Orchestra has its origins back in the 1930s, although what you would recognise as "ESO" started life in 1989 ... Since those early days in the 1980s, we have developed to be the leading symphony orchestra in the City. Members are involved in choosing and developing the musical programme for ...
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www.farnboroughsymphony.org.uk

'One of the foremost non-professional orchestras in the south of England. It has had a commitment to live performance of music in the North East Hampshire region since its formation in 1922 as the Royal Aircraft Establishment Orchestral Society. It now performs four concerts every season, regular ...
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www.fhos.co.uk

'An amateur orchestra, consisting of members of all age groups, who are highly motivated and who enjoy making music together. The orchestra performs under the name of "Folkestone Symphony" ... The orchestra is a friendly group of people who meet up to rehearse once a week, giving at least four pu ...
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forestphilharmonic.org.uk

'Has gained an impressive reputation for the high quality and vitality of its performances, and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014/15. Originally the Leyton Municipal Orchestra, it was reconstituted under its current name in 1964 by its first Artistic Director, Frank Shipway. The first Presi ...
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www.fromesymphony.org.uk

'We are an ambitious amateur orchestra in Somerset and our purpose is to promote high-quality live classical music in the community, and to provide education and development opportunities for local musicians of all ages ... We undertake four or five projects each year, including: * Symphony and C ...
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www.harrogateorchestra.org.uk

'Can trace our roots back to 1931 when the Harrogate String Orchestra replaced the Municipal Orchestra. From this grew the Harrogate Chamber Orchestra, and then as numbers grew and demand for larger scale works developed, we became the Harrogate Symphony Orchestra in 1991. The aims have always be ...
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hmsoc.org.uk

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www.hastingsphilharmonic.com

'Hastings Philharmonic is the artistic body that brings together the Hastings Philharmonic Orchestra (first fully professional orchestra in Hastings since the 40's), Hastings Philharmonic Choir and Hastings Philharmonic Chamber Choir ... We are offering our growing and very loyal audienc ...
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www.havantorchestras.org.uk

‘The Havant Orchestras are the Havant Symphony Orchestra and Havant Chamber Orchestra. Both orchestras are made up of a mix of professional and gifted amateur players. The orchestras perform 6 main concerts a year (3 each), at Oaklands School in Waterlooville and Ferneham Hall in Fareham ...
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www.henleysymphonyorchestra.co.uk

'Founded in 1970 and we are now one of the leading amateur orchestras in the country. We attract some 70 players from across the Thames Valley ... The orchestra promotes an annual series of four concerts and engages internationally acclaimed soloists, providing high-quality classical music for th ...
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sites.google.com/site/hertssymphony/

‘Draws its membership from a wide area and has gained an enviable reputation for accomplished performances and wide ranging repertoire. In addition to adventurous classical programmes the orchestra takes pride in presenting the highly popular Robert Kiln children’s concerts and the annual Christm ...
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www.hertsphil.org.uk

'Formed in 1994 by a group of amateur musicians who wished to make orchestral music of the highest standard together. Since then, the orchestra has grown to comprise a group of some hundred musicians who, between them, perform around 6 concerts annually, in a variety of venues throughout Hertford ...
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www.hitchinsymphony.org.uk

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www.horshamsymphony.org.uk

'Rehearse and perform a wide range of classical music in Horsham, UK. Its members are mainly amateurs but the orchestra is directed and led by professional musicians. We often accompany professional soloists and give three concerts a year ... The orchestra runs a "Friends" scheme and has attracte ...
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www.hounslow-symphony.org.uk

'Amateur orchestra of around 45 players. We play three concerts each season ... We concentrate on the standard classical and romantic repertoire and from time to time perform contemporary works. ... The orchestra fulfils an important dual function in that it benefits its members by enabling them ...
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www.hullphilharmonic.org

'Recognised as one of the nation's leading amateur symphony orchestras and has been a major feature in the city's cultural landscape for over 130 years. Performing a regular season of three concerts in Hull's magnificent City Hall, we boast a history of renowned conductors, including national fig ...
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www.huntsphil.org.uk

'Affectionately known as Hunts Phil, performs five or six concerts each year. We perform a variety of choral and orchestral works to suit every taste. Our Christmas performances are especially popular.The Society always welcomes new members and at present is keen to attract additional si ...
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www.iomso.co.uk

The origin of the Orchestra can be traced back to the formation of the Douglas Amateur Orchestral Society following which there was a varied series of events leading to today's full-scale orchestra. Two or three concerts each season, often with other groups.

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www.kettsymphorch.co.uk

'Comprised of players from all around the surrounding villages and towns. We are a registered charity and put on several classical music concerts every year for the benefit of the local community and the members of the orchestra. Currently the Orchestra has around 60 musicians ranging in age from ...
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www.lambeth-orchestra.org.uk

'Gave its first concert in 1972 and ever since has pursued a policy of performing minor works of major composers and major works of minor composers, as well as the standard concert repertoire. This give a mixture of familiar and less familiar, but accessible, music at very affordable prices. The ...
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lgso.org.uk

'Founded in May 1996 ... Two decades later and the LGSO now performs five full concerts per year, plus a variety of regular and ad-hoc extras ... With an active membership in excess of 150 people (not all playing at once of course!), the orchestra is as much a social group as a musical one; like ...
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www.lpo.org.uk

'As well as giving classical concerts and opera performances in the UK and internationally, we also record film and video game soundtracks, have our own record label, and reach thousands of people every year through activities for schools and our local communities.'

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lso.co.uk

'The LSO was formed in 1904 when 50 members of the Queen’s Hall Orchestra rebelled against Sir Henry Wood’s edict that "no deputies" be sent to rehearsals and concerts ... The LSO is proud to be Resident Orchestra at the Barbican Centre, where it performs around 70 concerts a year ... The LSO is ...
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www.mso.org.uk

Formed in 1910: 'MSO is a superbly well-balanced mix of local professionals and ex-professionals, music teachers and excellent amateur players who come together regularly on a voluntary basis to produce concerts of a professional standard. This entails great commitment by the players, many of who ...
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www.newtyneorch.org.uk

'A very successful amateur orchestra based in Newcastle. We have over 70 members and perform at least 3 concerts a year.'

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www.nso-uk.co.uk

'The Norfolk Symphony Orchestra has a central role in the musical life of Norfolk. We perform five concerts a year, mostly in the King's Lynn Corn Exchange, a high quality venue seating over 700. We work hard to produce music of the highest quality, producing varied and exciting programm ...
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www.northdevonsinfonia.org.uk

Award-winning 'full scale symphony orchestra made up of between 50 and 80 players (depending on repertoire) performing three or four concerts per year in venues across North Devon ... Our membership reflects a broad cross-section of North Devon society including students, doctors, teachers, care ...
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www.nssoorchestra.co.uk

'The orchestra's first concert was held in the Old Town Hall in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, but the audience was very small. Choral singing at the time was a very strong tradition in The Potteries and the launch of a new purely orchestral music society was thought of as something superfluous. In fac ...
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nwso.org.uk

'A welcoming and friendly symphony orchestra, made up of amateur musicians from all parts of the county and neighbouring areas. The orchestra was founded in 1966 in Marlborough and has been performing continuously ever since. We rehearse in Devizes, and have three concerts a year in St Andrews’ C ...
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nso.org.uk

'Founded in 1893, the Northampton Symphony Orchestra is widely regarded as one of the United Kingdom's top amateur symphony orchestras. Membership is drawn from excellent amateurs, teachers, former professional musicians and students in and around Northamptonshire. Most members have achi ...
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www.nottinghamphilharmonic.co.uk

‘A non-professional full sized symphony orchestra which attracts players from a wide surrounding area. Many of its players are music teachers, whilst the remainder is made up of those doing a wide variety of jobs, as well as retired people and students. Their common link is that they enjoy the op ...
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oldhamsymphonyorchestra.org.uk

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www.ormskirkmusicsociety.org.uk

'The Society is made up of a choir and an orchestra, which perform a truly diverse range of music across five concerts each year.'

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www.orpingtonsymphonyorchestra.co.uk

'Founded in 1949 ... The orchestra is now a fully independent organisation although it originally came under the auspices of Orpington and District Adult Education Centre, subsequently becoming part of Bromley Adult Education College. Throughout its life, the orchestra has been supported by Broml ...
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www.oxfordphil.com

‘Established in 1998 and formerly known as Oxford Philomusica, the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra occupies a unique position within the UK orchestral landscape. As an orchestra of the highest quality, the Oxford Philharmonic attracts some of the world’s greatest artists to appear in its s ...
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www.perthsymphonyorchestra.co.uk

'The Society's aim is to provide enjoyment and give people the chance to play in an orchestra. To playing members, amateur and professional alike, it offers the opportunity of being part of a full symphony orchestra, and the satisfaction of giving regular public concerts in a full-sized hall. To ...
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www.philharmonia.co.uk

'The Philharmonia has a pioneering approach to the role of the modern-day symphony orchestra, reaching new audiences and participants through audience development, digital technology and learning and participation programmes. Based in London, but with residencies in cities throughout Eng ...
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www.redhillsinfonia.org.uk

'One of the oldest amateur orchestras in the country. Established in 1891 under the name of “Redhill Society of Instrumentalists”, during its long history it has been associated with many famous names – including Ralph Vaughan Williams and Gordon Jacob who were Presidents of the orchestra in 1946 ...
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www.rhonddasymphonyorchestra.co.uk

'We perform between 4 and 6 concerts annually in venues across Rhondda Cynon Taf, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. We have a wide-ranging repertoire, from classical through to 21st century, from the well-known and popular classics to the seldom-played and even first perfor ...
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www.rpo.co.uk

'At the forefront of music-making in the UK. Its home base since 2004 at London’s Cadogan Hall serves as a springboard for fourteen residencies across the country, often in areas where access to live orchestral music is very limited. With a wider reach than any other UK large ensemble, the RPO ha ...
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rtwso.org

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www.rutlandsinfonia.org.uk

'The Rutland Sinfonia is an amateur orchestra based in Oakham, but there is nothing "amateur" about the quality of our performances. Founded in 1976 ... our aim is still to bring high quality, enjoyable and inspiring performances of orchestral music to smaller towns and villages in rural ...
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www.scarborough-orchestra.co.uk

'Made up of nearly 70 players, between them giving in excess of 6,000 hours of their time every year, preparing public performances. They come from as far afield as Beverley, Helmsley & Guisborough. Rehearsals have an average attendance of about 95% and we currently present 5 public concerts ...
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www.sidcupsymphony.org.uk

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spo.org.uk

'Slaithwaite is an industrial village in the beautiful Colne Valley near Huddersfield in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Here a group of amateur musicians met in 1891 to found a "Philharmonic Band" ... Each season the 80-strong-orchestra (augmented by outside players if necessary: it has more than ...
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sloughphil.org

'Has been rooted in the community for more than 70 years from its visionary war-time birth to its current dynamic involvement with the town’s schools and music-lovers throughout the area. The chorus and orchestra were founded in 1941 by SEGRO (then Slough Estates Ltd) which despite the outbreak o ...
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www.solihullsymphony.org.uk

'A welcoming and friendly group that enjoys taking on the challenge of a lively and varied repertoire. Our members span an age range from under 18 to over 80. The orchestra began life as an evening class in Solihull, moving to its independent status in 1990 ... Since 2004, Solihull Syphony Orches ...
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www.solwaysinfonia.org.uk

'Members are drawn from a very wide area - from Ayr to Penrith and from Whithorn to Jedburgh. It relies on the goodwill of its members who play for the love of it and also on generous sponsorship and patronage ... We have aimed to put on a major concert in Dumfries in the late Autumn with a small ...
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www.facebook.com/South-Birmingham-Sinfonia-214272088586800/

'Thriving non-professional orchestra with over 65 members, performing a wide range of music including major symphonic works and concertos with professional soloists. Concert series are presented twice yearly ... Playing to an extremely high standard, SBS is a non-professional ensemble that has fl ...
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www.southportorchestra.co.uk

'The present orchestra was formed in 1952, generally playing three concerts a year in local venues. We are a group of enthusiastic and friendly musicians getting together once a week to rehearse for a series of concerts throughout the concert season. The orchestra plays a wide variety of music fr ...
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www.spiresmusic.org/orchestra.html

'The SPO uses a unique "pro-am" model in which talented amateurs play or sing alongside the professional members, who are responsible for coaching the members of their section. The professional players are selected not only for their musical skills but also for their interest in working with the ...
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saso.org.uk

'Its members include professionally trained musicians, teachers and music college students. The orchestra is developing into one of the UK’s leading non-professional ensembles. We present a full season of large-scale concerts in St Albans and the surrounding region. These include major symphonic ...
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www.st-cecilia.org.uk

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www.staffordsinfonia.co.uk

'Well-established orchestra performing around 3 concerts each year in and around the town of Stafford and often branches to other venues around the county of Staffordshire itself. Made up of a mix of professional musicians and very enthusiastic amateurs, the orchestra plays music from all eras, i ...
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www.stevenagesymphony.org

'A friendly amateur orchestra comprising musicians from across Hertfordshire and surrounding areas. We typically perform 3 concerts a year. The aims of the orchestra are to provide quality performances of classical music for local people, and to enhance the enjoyment and understanding of the musi ...
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sites.google.com/site/stirlingorchestrascotland/

'Formed in 1983 by a small group of amateur musicians, Stirling Orchestra now numbers 65 to 70 players. The membership is drawn largely from the Stirling area, although several come from much further afield, and embraces a wide range of backgrounds and professions, with retirees and full ...
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www.stockportsymphony.co.uk

'Formed in 1975 as The New Orchestra of Manchester ... In 1978 the orchestra accepted the offer by Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council of a permanent home in the Edwardian splendour of the Town Hall ... The orchestra performs eight concerts each season at the Town Hall and also appears elsewhe ...
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www.sudburysymphonyorchestra.com

'Formed in 1993 ... aims to enable amateur instrumentalists to play challenging music whilst having fun. The orchestra plays a range of classical and light music in three or four concerts each year ... As well as regular concerts, the orchestra meets for day or weekend events a couple of times a ...
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www.suffolkmusic.co.uk/suffolk-sinfonia

'A symphony orchestra based at Bury St Edmunds in West Suffolk. Many concerts are given in and around Bury St Edmunds, and the orchestra also gives performances in the surrounding region. Professional music teachers make up the core of the orchestra which rehearses regularly on Wednesdays during ...
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www.sunderlandsymphonyorchestra.org.uk

'Established 1999 ... Following a public meeting in West Park Church on Friday 1st October 1999, it was decided to go ahead and form an orchestral society, to be known as "The City of Sunderland Millennium Orchestral Society (CoSMOS)". Initially, the intention was to build an orchestra, the “Sund ...
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www.surreyphil.org.uk

'Began life as the Surrey String Players in 1932 when it was founded by Kathleen Riddick. In 1945 it expanded to become the Surrey Philharmonic Orchestra. Throughout its history many international artists have appeared with the orchestra, including Vladimir Ashkenazy, Jacqueline du Pré, Paul Tort ...
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www.suttonsymphonyorchestra.org

'An amateur orchestra which aims to provide the opportunity for players of a reasonable standard to experience rehearsing and performing works from the orchestral repertoire. SSO believes making music should be fun but challenging ... The Orchestra performs three major public concerts per year wi ...
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www.torbaysymphony.org

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www.trowbridgesymphonyorchestra.co.uk

'Wiltshire based, friendly, committed local orchestra performing 3 concerts a year.'

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www.ulsterorchestra.org.uk

'Founded in 1966, the Orchestra’s sixty three full-time musicians form the region’s only professional symphony orchestra ... The Ulster Orchestra gives around 40 evening and lunchtime concerts each season in its home, the Ulster Hall, and in the Belfast Waterfront.'

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walsallsymphonyorchestra.weebly.com

'Exists to enable the young and not so young to experience the excitement and enjoyment of playing in a full Orchestra ... The WSO would not exist without players and, although it has a good membership, is always on the lookout for more ... If you're not sure if the orchestra is for you, then why ...
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www.wandsworthsymphony.org

'We perform three to four concerts a year in Putney and Earlsfield in the South West of London. We largely perform post-classical era works that give interest to every section of the orchestra. We are a society for fluent and advanced amateur players  ...'

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wso.org.uk

'Acknowledged as one of the best non-professional orchestras in the country, the WSO has established a reputation for its imaginative programmes and exciting, full symphonic sound.'

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