The Glasgow Chamber Orchestra is a charity registered in Scotland No SC022256

The Orchestra is affiliated to Making Music - Supporting & Championing Voluntary Music

Glasgow Chamber Orchestra

Welcome to the Glasgow Chamber Orchestra !

The GCO is an amateur orchestra based in Glasgow, and has been making music for over 60 years. We give 3 main concerts each year in March, June and November.  You can find out lots more about the orchestra and its music in the pages of this web-site.  Hopefully, you will be encouraged to come along to a concert, or if you are a musician, you may be interested in joining us.  We invite you to browse through the site, and if you need more information, there is a Contacts Page so that you can get in touch.

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The GCO is always on the look-out for new players. Details on our audition procedure can now be found by following the link below.

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 Rehearsal Update

The next rehearsal, on Tuesday 24th January at 7.30 pm, will again be in Balshagray Victoria Park Church.   

Watch this space for news on the move to Caledonian University for rehearsals in the very near future!

Saturday 18th March 2017 @ 7.30pm

Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church, Nithsdale Road, Glasgow


Symphony No 2


Horn Concerto No 2

Soloist - Alberto Menédez Escribano


Serenade No 1 in D major

Conductor : Peter Cynfryn Jones

Leader : Hazel McDonald


Our soloist, Alberto Menédez Escribano, is Principal Horn with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Go to our Concerts page for full details on our exciting soloist for this upcoming concert.  

Tickets for this concert will shortly be available from the Eventbrite web-site.   Tickets will also be available from members of the orchestra, or at the door of Sherbrooke St Gilbert’s Church on the evening of the concert.

Ticket prices are as follows:   

Adults -  £12                  Concessions/Students - £9                         Under 18s - £4

 Fundraising Raffles

The first of our monthly fundraising raffles will take place on Tuesday 7th February at the tea-break.

Everyone should have received an e-mail giving details of the raffle.  Please support this initiative by providing raffle prizes and buying raffle tickets. All the money raised will go towards boosting orchestra funds.