About Banbury Symphony Orchestra

Who?

BSO members are all local musicians. Some of us are instrumental teachers. We’re all passionate about the unique experience of symphony orchestral music

When?

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.

Where?

All of our concerts take place in and around Banbury, typically at Deddington Church, St Mary’s in the centre of town and at Hook Norton Church

Conductor

Our conductor and musical director is Paul Willett who trained as a professional French Horn player and now works as a Deputy Headteacher

Leader

Our principal violinist and leader is Anna Fleming, a local violin teacher who started her professional musical career with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra in South Africa

Play with us?

If you play an instrument to a standard of Grade 7 or above and would like to play with the orchestra, find out more by contacting our leader Anna on 01295 780017