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 Concerts

Sunday December 3rd 2017, 3pm – St Mary’s Church, Chard

Sunday December 10th 2017, 3pm – St Mary’s Church, Taunton 


Haydn Symphony No. 6

Bartok Romanian Dances

Schubert – Symphony No 6

Arr. Keedes – Twelve Days of Christmas






This is the third year that we play a Christmas concert in both Chard and Taunton. For this Christmas concert we are a smaller group bringing you wonderful chamber music in the Haydn and Schubert, getting your feet tapping in the Bartok Romanian dances and ending with a nod to Christmas with the lovely festive Twelve Days of Christmas.


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We’d love you to support us and come and listen to us play. The details of our next concert are above and details of our future concerts can be found under 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.