Glasgow Chamber Orchestra

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

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

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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Join the GCO !

The GCO is always on the look-out for new players. Details on vacancies and how to join the orchestra can be found by clicking the link below.

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In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation introduced in 2018, GCO has implemented updated policies and procedures to ensure our compliance with this important new law.   To read our Data Protection and Retention Policy, please click on the link below.

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Season 2019-20

This season promises to be another unforgettable feast of great music, with highlights including Jill Morton playing Shostakovich’s gorgeous Second Piano Concerto, Katherine Bryan playing Ibert’s delicious Flute Concerto, and Howard Blake’s ever popular Snowman, narrated by Kenneth Macdonald and featuring the Jordanhill Primary School choir.  

Full details are now on our Next Concert and Future concerts pages. Click on the button below to read more details!

Followers of the GCO will be familiar with our handy bookmark, which is now in circulation (see opposite,  Bookmarks are now available from orchestra members.

Season 2019-2020

Winter Concert

Date    -      Sunday 1 December @ 7.30pm

Venue -       Sherbrooke Mosspark Church,
                    Nithsdale Road

Conductor - Robert Baxter

Leader -      Hazel McDonald


    Ravel      Mother Goose suite

    Blake      The Snowman

    Rossini    La Cenerentola Overture

    Bizet      Jeux d’Enfants

Click the button below to find out more details on this exciting concert.   

Rehearsal Reminder

Tuesday 15 October is a HOLIDAY for the orchestra, so the next rehearsal will be held on Tuesday 22 October at 7.30pm.

Where possible, details of which pieces are to be rehearsed each evening will be published on the full rehearsal schedule, which can be accessed by clicking the button below.

Rehearsal Schedule

Vacancies at the GCO exist in all string sections - violins, violas, cellos and double basses - and for French horns.

Season Tickets

This is the time of year when we promote our Season Ticket offer, covering all 3 of our main season concerts.  Giving you a 20% discount, this offer is one not to be missed!    Go to our Sponsorship page and find out how to buy your Season Tickets for all the concerts advertised above.   

Winter Concert

Click the logo above to book your tickets for our Winter Concert.  

Adults £12, Concessions £10, under 18s £5

Tickets now available!