Bury St Edmunds' Friendly Orchestra


Carol Andrews sadly died on Saturday 17 March.  She had been poorly since last autumn with various health problems, including cancer.Carol played 2nd violin with the BFO for a few years and enjoyed playing fiddle with folk music groups too.


Orchestra members only can click here to listen to a recording of havas by Judith Bailey.

We are a community orchestra
in the Bury St Edmunds area of Suffolk in England
We rehearse during term time on Tuesdays

Rehearsal venue

Sybil Andrews Academy
Rougham Tower Avenue
Bury Saint Edmunds
IP32 7QB
Click here for directions

Last Concert

Click here for photos of our Apex Concert on 4 March 2018

They were kindly taken and donated by Shawn Pearch at Shawn Pearce Photography


Please contact him for good quality reproductions and permission to reproduce photos.

Click here for an unsolicited but friendly review of the concert by our our co-founder Mike Baynes.

Next Concert

3pm Sunday 8 July 2018 at Ashlar House

Polonaise in D Major Op.55 - Lyadov
Symphony No.3 in D Major - Schubert
Three Dances from Henry VIII - Edward German
Two Swedish Folk Melodies - Johan Svendsen

Havas 'A period of Summer' – Judith Bailey

Joining the Orchestra

We would like new players to join us, especially players of the viola, double bass and bassoon.
There is a waiting list for some other instruments.
Our minimum playing standard is around Grade 5.

If you are interested in joining the orchestra, or would like to play with us as a soloist,
please email us at buryfriendlyorchestra@gmail.com

We meet every Tuesday at 7:30 at Sybil Andrews Academy, Rougham Tower Avenue, Bury Saint Edmunds IP32 7QB

Bury St Edmunds Friendly Orchestra is a Registered Charity - no 1157702

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    (last updated 21 March 2018)
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