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Welcome to the CSO!

There's lots of information on this page to make your first few months with the orchestra as easy and enjoyable as possible from rehearsal timings, maps of rehearsal and concert venues to what you'll need to do to join the CSO as a member.

If you're a new member and think there's something missing that would have been helpful to you when you joined, go to the Suggestions page and let us know!

Rehearsal Information


Richard Taunton Sixth Form College, Hill Lane, Southampton, SO15 5RL in the Main Hall (walk through the main doors, across the courtyard and the hall is straight in front of you)


Rehearsals run from 7:15 to 9:45 every Tuesday (including half term holidays) 

Down beat is at 7:15 so please be ready to play at ....

Coffee Break

We stop at approx 8:30 for a coffee break - PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CUP!

Concert Venues

Romsey Abbey

Church Lane, Romsey SO51 8EP

Thornden Hall, Chandlers Ford

Thornden Hall, Winchester Rd, Eastleigh SO53 2DW

Turner Sims, Southampton

Building 52 Salisbury Rd, Southampton SO17 1BJ

Central Hall, Southampton

St Mary Street, Southampton SO14 1NF

Southampton City Art Gallery

Civic Centre, Commercial Rd, Southampton SO14 7LY

Other Information

Things to know

The other pages within the Members' Pages give lots of details on all aspects of the orchestra.  Click here to take you back to the front page which has lots of links

Getting Involved

The CSO has an extremely hard working committee and are always delighted for new volunteers - there are many roles that can be taken on so please have a look here

We'll need your help when it comes to promoting concerts and getting tickets sold too

And Welcome!

We hope you enjoy playing with the CSO - we're delighted to have you join!

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