A high quality amateur orchestra based in Bournemouth

Next concerts!

Our next concerts are at 1930 on Saturdays 8 (St Albans Church) and 15 (St Ambrose Church) Jul 2017 (Tickets £10, accompanied children free).

Featured album:

(Rehearsal 11 Jul 2015)

Stop Press! Our next concerts are on Saturday 8 Jul 2017 at St Albans Church, Bournemouth and on Sat 15 Jul 2017 at St Ambrose Church, Bournemouth (Tickets £10, accompanied children free). Please join us then!

Youth Concerto Competition

Since 2009, apart from in 2015, the Society has run a Youth Concerto Competition every 2 years, open to all musicians under the age of 21 at the closing date.

The winners to date have been:

2009  Laura Rickard (violin) Laura
2011  Michael Foyle (violin)  MichaelFoyle
2013  Hannah Scott (flute)  HannahScott
2017  Xiaoou Nie (violin)  


The Society alternates Concerto Competitions each year. In 2016 it held its 21+ Concerto Competition won by violinist Amarins Wierdsma.  It is about to hold its Youth Concerto Competition in 2017: who will the winner be? Find out in the finalists' concert on 4 March 2017 at Bournemouth University!