WELCOME TO SMO

The amateur orchestra that meets at the Beansheaf Community Hall, Calcot, Reading, Berkshire on Saturday mornings (school term-times) 10.30am -12.30pm to enjoy playing classical music.

Annual Fee: 65 (Students £30) payable in October. FREE trial term for new members

Autumn Term's programme and rehearsal dates now available here.

New - Update on Events page following Paul Vowles visit to SMO on Saturday 12th November available here

New - Repertoire for Music Weekend at the Hurst on 11th-12th February 2017: Brahms Symphony No. 2 and Beethoven's Leonore Overture No. 3. Get practising!

New - Musical Director's notes and sound files available here

Website last updated 14.11.2016

Sadly we have lost principal players in both the Horn and Viola sections so would be particularly pleased to hear of anyone who could fill these vacancies. In addition the orchestra is pleased to hear from anyone who plays an orchestral instrument and who is Grade 7 or above.....

  • Dvorák: Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88
  • Glazunov: Valse de Concert No. 1, Op. 47
  • Gioachino Rossini: Overture to 'Semiramide'
  • Term dates
  • Programme

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