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

Our 2019 Spring concert will take place on Saturday 11th May, starting 7.30pm.  It will feature the Dvorak Cello Concerto, soloist Pavlos Carvalho, and Brahms Symphony no 2.

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 orchestra

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

Here we highlight one of the pieces we will be playing in our “Music Inspired by World War 1” concert on 17 November: On the Banks of Green Willow (1913) by George Butterworth (1885-1916). On the Banks of Green Willow was the third of three “idylls” George Butterworth composed. He wrote this one based on […]

To mark National Music Day on 20 June, we will be opening our normal evening rehearsal to anyone who would like to come along.  If you want to find out what being in an orchestra is like, and how we tackle new pieces, please ring Richard on 01444 232067 for details, and to book your […]

The illustrations for our May 2017 concert programme (now available on our Repertoire pages) were generously provided by Andie Tong; a brilliant rising star in the world of comic book art who I was privileged to work alongside in 2007-8, where he sketched a wide range of characters at conventions to raise money for the […]