Introducing the Wessex Concert Orchestra

The Wessex Concert Orchestra is dynamic amateur orchestra which aims to offer its members a challenging and fun environment in which to explore a variety of music, ranging from light music and film works through to classical pieces, symphonies and concertos.

Highlights have included:

  • Workshops and a joint concert performance with The Orchestra of the Swan - a professional orchestra based in Stratford
  • Annual "Proms" style concerts to audiences up to 1000, including fly pasts and fireworks
  • Performing with professional soloists
  • Light and film music: including Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars, Lord of the Dance, 633 Squadron
  • Classical works: including Scheherezade, Beethoven's 8th Symphony, Mahler Adagietto from Symphony 5, Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, Enigma Variations

On stage at the Sutton Benger Extravaganza

If you're looking for an orchestra which will offer you different musical challenges each term in a friendly and fun environment, please get in touch. We are particularly interested to hear from string and brass players. 

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WCO is a friendly and sociable orchestra and we enjoy welcoming new members.
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