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We have been entertaining Mid Sussex with high-quality classical music since 1979.

We perform in May and November each year at St. Andrew's Church Burgess Hill and in June in St. John's Park.

Do you play an instrument to a good standard?

Would you like to play with a friendly bunch of dedicated people? 

Our Next Concert

Autumn Concert 2016 – A Celebration of Shakespeare

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On Saturday 12th November 2016 at 7:30pm Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestra will present their Autumn Concert at St. Andrew’s Church, Junction Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 0LG. The programme will include: This year we commemorate 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare. Led by our ebullient conductor Mike Wood BEM, the orchestra will mark this […]

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Meet The Orchestra

Our conductor


Mike Wood BEM has been conducting and directing the orchestra for more than 35 years.

Our chairman


Richard Light, together with a dedicated committee and helpful members, run the orchestra like clockwork.

The members

The orchestra is made up of talented amateur players many whom live in Burgess Hill. Why not join us?

Support Us

Please do come to our next concert and bring your friends and family. Accompanied children have free entry. If you would like to help us even more please consider becoming a patron.

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Our Latest News

Katie Derham to be BHSO’s President!


We’re delighted to announce that Katie Derham is to be the Orchestra’s new President. Katie has been presenting the BBC Proms since 2010, as well as hosting Radio 3’s Afternoon on Three and Breakfast programmes. This autumn she is also appearing in Strictly Come Dancing. Katie says that she feels honoured to be asked to […]

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Community Orchestra!

The Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestra is proud to be working with Ensemble Reza on a Community Orchestra. This unique project is open to anyone who plays an orchestral instrument, and would like to take part. The Orchestra will work on a number of pieces from the BBC’s Ten Pieces initiative, and will perform in a […]

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