Come and play

great music!

Our two exciting programmes are aimed at keen adult amateur musicians and budding professionals. We tackle a very wide range of challenging repertoire in a fun, friendly and supportive environment. Come and play pieces you’ve always wanted to try!

Easter Orchestra Week

Tackle exciting repertoire that most amateurs don’t usually get the chance to play

Brass Weekend

A fun weekend for experienced orchestral brass players, usually held in October

Easter Orchestra Week 2025

Friday 11 April 2025 — Thursday 17 April 2025

Free places for string/harp players aged 18-25
Half price places for full-time students
Reduced subscriptions for players aged 30 or under

An opportunity to tackle exciting repertoire that most amateurs don’t usually get a chance to play. The week is suitable for experienced orchestral players with excellent sight reading skills. Scholarship places, which waive all subscriptions, are available to young string and harp players and there are some subsided places for full-time students. There will be significantly reduced subsciptions for players aged 30 or under when the course starts.

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Brass Weekend 2024

Friday 25 October — Sunday 27 October 2024

Applications are now open

Aimed at experienced orchestral brass players with good sight reading ability, this fun weekend gives players the opportunity to play in different-sized ensembles, making good music with like-minded people.

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The Easter Orchestral Society (EOS) has been running orchestral weeks in the UK since 1977.  We run two programmes each year: the Easter Orchestra Week and the Brass Weekend.

Our Musical Director is Mike Thorne. Lewis Gaston is our Assistant Musical Director. The Brass Musical Director is Shaun Matthew. Click here for profiles

EOS is a registered charity, no. 1153970.