• Next concert is on Saturday 22nd February at Ferryhill Church, Fonthill Road, Aberdeen. Click here for programme details:
  • New members welcome
Welcome to the Grampian Concert Orchestra (GCO) website
GCO is a friendly, high quality, all year round, amateur, classical recording and performing orchestra.

Do you play an orchestral instrument ?

Then Grampian Concert Orchestra is for you! One of the aims of the GCO is to offer a regular outlet for musicians in the Grampian area to practice and perform their art, regardless of age, background or income, and to provide an opportunity to meet like-minded individuals.

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Fund Raising - your help greatly appreciated!
Thereís now a new and easy way for you to help us raise funds for Grampian Concert Orchestra - simply by shopping online!

easyfundraising is a shopping directory that features some of your favourite online stores, including Amazon, NEXT, Debenhams, John Lewis, ToysíRíUs, HMV and over 500 others. All you have to do is use the links on the easyfundraising site whenever you shop online and, at no extra cost to you, we'll receive a free donation of up to 15% from every purchase you make. It really is that simple!

Itís completely FREE to register and use and you still shop with each retailer in exactly the same way. Many retailers even offer additional discounts and money saving e-Vouchers when you shop using easyfundraising.

If you shop online anyway then why not raise valuable extra funds for us by using this fantastic scheme. All you need to do is visit and when you register, select Grampian Concert Orchestra as the organisation you wish to support.

GCO is always pleased to consider offers from high quality, up-and-coming soloists who wish to gain concerto experience playing with full orchestra. Past soloists to have played with GCO include:

Neil Forster (Piano) Emily Kostulin (Violin) Joseph Fleetwood (Piano)
Kate Masson (Bassoon) Harriet Bovingdon (Violin) Naomi Watson (Violin)
Abigail Burrows (Flute) Ancuta Nite Barbara Misiewicz
Konstancja Duff

If you want to make an offer to play a solo concerto in Aberdeen with GCO, please contact the GCO Chairman, Howard.

Players Required
We are always eager to recruit new players - Interested? Use the "contact us" link above to get in touch.
Applications welcome immediately from:-

  • Violins
  • Violas
  • Cellos
  • Double Bass
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Tuba
  • Percussion
There are waiting lists for other sections of the orchestra - please contact our chairman Howard, who can provide details re. positions available. To email Howard, please complete the form below and click Send.


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