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Rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings from 7.25 – 9.40pm. There is also a rehearsal on the Sunday afternoon of the weekend preceding each of our concerts, and on the day of the concert itself.

Our rehearsal venue is Queen Anne's School, Henley Road, Caversham. Directions >>


We currently have the following vacancies:

  • Trombone.
  • Percussion.
  • Double bass.
  • Other string players.

For more information, please contact the Chairman, Julia Luckett, on 0118 973 5517 or chairman@rso.org.uk


Chairman: Julia Luckett
Treasurer: Caroline Starkey
Secretary: Helen Osman
Librarian: Tim Roberts
Concert Manager: Caroline Winn
Publicity Manager: Sally Adams
Making Music Representative: John Cleave
YMC: Sasha Mackay
Box Office: Jennifer & George Sankey
Website: David Pether



29 June Beethoven 1,3. 7.45, Beethoven 2,4, Wagner, Coulais

Friday 30 June, 7.30pm Full rehearsal with choir and OdL, Beethoven 4,1,2,3

Saturday 1 July (Concert Day - venue The Concert Hall)

  2.15 Wagner

  2.40 Beethoven 1,2,3

  4.00 Beethoven 4

  4.45 Coulais (RSO strings only)

  7.30 Concert

Concert dress: All black

Please bring your own music stand


What we play


Young Musicians' Competition