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HCO concert conducted by James Keirle, soloist Rachel Duckett

Play with us

Are you looking for a friendly and motivated orchestra to join?

If so, we would love to hear from you! ​


Rehearsals are every Monday from 7.15pm 9.30pm at St. Giles in the Fields Church.

Membership is £40 per term or £6 per rehearsal.


You can come and try out a rehearsal for free. Just fill out our contact form or drop us a line at

We welcome players of all abilities and there are no formal auditions for non-principals. Places are subject to section vacancies. At the moment we have vacancies for the following instruments:

  • All strings

  • Trumpet

  • Trombone

  • Tuba

  • Bassoon

If you play a different instrument, please still get in touch with us for more information about current vacancies and opportunities to deputise or to to be added to our waiting list.

Get in touch

You can make a donation to the Holborn Community Orchestra to support our work and help us bring music to more players and audiences.

Find us

We rehearse and host most of our concerts at St Giles in the Fields Church. It is a beautiful venue for music-making and easily accessible by public transport.

Nearest tubes:

  • Tottenham Court Road (Northern Line, Central Line)

  • Covent Garden (Picadilly Line)