The Armidale Symphony Orchestra is a community orchestra that began as the Armidale Municipal
Orchestra established in 1943. It presently gives approximately three concerts each year. The orchestra
often combines with the Armidale Choral Society, the Armidale Drama and Musical Society and the
Armidale Music Foundation for its annual March choral weekend.
The Armidale Symphony Orchestra is affiliated with the New England Conservatorium of Music.
Related music organisations in Armidale are Musica Viva Armidale and the Armidale Eisteddfod.
Another orchestral group in Armidale is Stringtheory, which is a string orchestra for adult players of
violin, viola, cello and double bass. It has a playing level of approximately 2nd-8th grade and rehearses
on Tuesday nights. For more information please contact Margaret Butcher on 0415 219 433 or Yvonne
Arnold on 0438 613 417.
The Armidale Symphony Orchestra rehearses on Monday nights from 7 to 9 pm at the New England
Conservatorium of Music. New members are welcome.
Armidale Symphony Orchestra
3 pm Sunday 4th December
Conductor Bruce Menzies
Hebrides Overture (Fingal's cave) Mendelssohn
Violin Concerto No. 2 Prokofiev
Soloist Margaret Butcher
Symphony No. 35 (Haffner) Mozart
Lazenby Hall, UNE
Tickets at the door
Another Night at the Opera. August 2011