The orchestra financial year runs from September 1st to August 31st. Subscriptions are £35 per term or £100 for the year. Players under 26 have a reduction of 50%. Prospective members can play with the orchestra, if there is a suitable vacancy, for a term before they become liable for a subscription.


Rehearsals are normally held on a Tuesday evenings at 7.30 in Christ Church, Old Market Avenue, Chichester.

Autumn Term

First rehearsal – Tuesday September 4th

Half Term – Concert in the Cathedral, Tuesday October 23rd at 1.00 p.m. No evening rehearsal

Last Rehearsal – Tuesday December 4th

Social event – Tuesday December 11th

Spring Term

First rehearsal – Tuesday January 8th


The Committee consists of the following members of the orchestra:-

Jill Hooker – Chairman
Stephanie Hunt – Secretary
Martin Overington – Treasurer and Data Protection Officer
Nick Brown – Membership Secretary
Barry Goodchild – Librarian
Mandy Balsdon
Wendy Carpenter
Caroline Spurrier

Data Protection

The new data protection and retention regulations came in to force on May 25th 2018. The orchestra policy can be seen here.


The orchestra’s constitution can be seen here.