Launceston’s St. Cecilia Chamber Orchestra has a reputation as one of Tasmania’s finest orchestral groups.

Established in 1978 by Matthews Tyson, the orchestra has performed to many thousands of people throughout Tasmania. Performance tours have also been undertaken in Auckland, Darwin, Melbourne, Alice Springs and Perth. The orchestra’s present resident conductor is Michael Stocks.

The standards set for entry to the orchestra are high with each of the orchestra’s 25 string players having attained  high grade and diploma qualifications.

The orchestra regularly features in concerts at the Princess Theatre and the Albert Hall in Launceston as well as at smaller and more intimate venues. It also undertakes community and commercial performances throughout the year. The repertoire is diverse and varies from classical to light classical and contemporary styles.

The Sonore String Orchestra, Da Capo String Orchestra, St. Cecilia Junior Strings all come under the St. Cecilia School of Music umbrella.

Membership enquiries:
PO Box 711
Telephone  (03) 6331 7343 or 0407 943 606