Welcome to the Somerset County Orchestra. We are based in Taunton and are made up of both amateur and professional players. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings at Queen’s College and we give three or four concerts a year covering a wide ranging repertoire.




Next Concert

Saturday 16th June 2018 – Queen’s College, Taunton – 7.30pm

Last night of the proms with Nick White & Rosalind Broad

A stirring concert with all your favourites – don’t forget to bring your flags!


Copland                            Rodeo Suite
Bizet                                  Habanera from Carmen
Strauss                             Pizzicato Polka
Artie Shaw                       Concerto for Clarinet (soloist Nick White)
Williams arr Breeze         Star Wars Suite
Gluck                                Che Faro Senza Euridice
d’Hardelot                        A Lesson with a Fan
Mascagni                         Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
Wood                                Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Elgar                                 Pomp and Circumstance March no 1
Parry                                Jerusalem (Rosalind Broad mezzo soprano)






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We’d love you to support us and come and listen to us play. For more information about our forthcoming concert programme and details of future concerts, please visit the What’s On tab.


The Somerset County Orchestra is self funded. Further information about helping us financially by becoming a Patron, Friend or Corporate Sponsor can be found under the Support Us  tab.


If you are interested in joining the SCO as a player, please contact the Secretary using the Contact tab.