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
  • Edward Elgar’s Three Bavarian Dances

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, 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 – Mondays

April 4                                                                 June 20

April 25                                                               June 27

May 16                                                                July 4

May 30                                                                July 11

June 6                                                                 July 18

June 13

                                         Sunday July 31 CONCERT IN BLENHEIM GARDENS – 2pm – 4pm

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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