Violin section of Orchestra


A welcoming orchestra that benefits from regular mentoring and support by professional musicians and is led by Dr Maxwell Davies.

We welcome players of all orchestral instruments, usually at Grade 6 and above.

The orchestra performs annually at the Colston Hall as part of the Festival of Sound as well as campus recitals and concerts in Bristol Cathedral and Clifton Cathedral.

The following clips were recorded during a performance at Bristol Cathedral.

How to join

To join any of our Centre for Music groups, book rehearsal space, or sign up for music lessons you will firstly need to become a member. Membership is FREE for students. Once you are a member you can sign up for any of our groups and activities.

Already a member? Email to join the Orchestra.

Orchestra rehearsals

Day Time Location
Thursdays 19:00–21:00 2E027, E Block, Frenchay Campus

All teaching, groups and ensembles will begin on the week commencing 23 September 2019. For more information, please contact

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