Minehead Community Orchestra

The Minehead Community Orchestra (MCO) was founded by David Pitts on 25th January 2012, when it was known as the Alcomber’s Orchestra.

Over the past ten years we have lost members and indeed conductors but have gained replacements regularly.  The orchestra is now ably  conducted by Emily Feldberg our local composer renowned by her production of ‘Fragments’ in 2019.

Our repertoire this coming season is:

  • Linden Lea
  • Paul Simon Medley
  • Haydn’s Symphony No.104
  • Tschaikowsky’s Swan Lake Suite
  • Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony
  • Wizard of Oz
  • Gold & Silver
  • Abba Medley
  • Beethoven’s 4th Symphony

Every year we aim to have two concerts, one at Christmas and the other in Blenheim Gardens in the summer.

We are always looking for new members particularly strings and brass, if you play to grade 4 standard, please get in touch here.  

The Team

Conductor: Emily Feldberg. Leader: Lynda Edwards. Administrator: Anne Gibson.

Honorary Treasurer: Bronwen Hodges. Committee Members: Liz Jay (Honorary Member), Tim Hedgecock and Suzanne Richardson

Rehearsal Dates 2022 alternate Mondays

  • January 10
  • January 24             10th Birthday Party
  • February 7              New music to be issued
  • February 21
  • March 7
  • March 21
  • April 4
  • April 25                  Not in usual sequence
  • May 16
  • May 30
  • June 13
  • June 27
  • July 11                   Date of concert in Blenheim Gardens tba
  • July 25

Covid Rules

We have procedures ensuring the safety of our members which are given out to each member when issued with new music.


The subscription is £20 per term.

Interested in joining us?

Please contact us, we will be very pleased to hear from you.

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