West Mendip Orchestra

West Mendip Orchestra

West Mendip Orchestra (formerly Winscombe Orchestra) is a medium sized, friendly amateur orchestra. Our members come from a wide area including Bristol and Bridgwater, Wells and Weston-super-Mare.

We perform three or four concerts each year from the classical repertoire. Our concerts often feature well-known local soloists and also young talented musicians early in their careers, as well as music composed especially for us.

We rehearse from 7:45pm to 10pm on Fridays in term-time at The Lynch Chapel Hall in Winscombe.

Next Concert

Our next concert is on Friday 27th November 2015, 7:45pm at The Friends Meeting House, Sidcot


  • Smetana: Vltava (the Moldau) from Má vlast
  • Bizet: L'Arlésienne Suite No. 1
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

Tickets are available at the door.

Final Rehearsal in Sidcot

Members please note that the final rehearsal before the concert in in Sidcot on Thursday 26th November.

Players Wanted

The Orchestra is looking for string players, horns and a timpanist. We don't hold auditions, but members need to be able to play music in the classical orchestral repertoire. Please contact the secretary for more details.

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