Autumn Term 2023 will commence Monday 4th September. Rehearsals will take place on Monday mornings at The Ivybridge Rugby Club.  

 Post Code: PL21 0LR. 

Rehearsal Time:

Arrival: 10.15 am

Orchestra Playing: 10.30 – 12.00


Spring 2024 Dates

January: 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.   

February: 5th, 19th, 26th. 

March:  4th (@ St.Lukes), 11th, 16th (@St. Lukes), 25th.

Concert: 2.30pm 16 March St. Luke’s Buckfastleigh. (Rehearsal 10.30am)

Summer 2024 Dates

April: 15th, 22nd, 29th.

May: 13th, 20th.

June: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th.

July:  1st, 8th

 Workshop: 8th July 10.00am – 2.30pm Plymouth College

Autumn 2024 Dates

September : 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th.

October: 7th, 12th.

November: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th. 

December:  2nd, 9th.

Concert: 2.30pm 12 October Modbury Church. (Rehearsal 10.30amJ

Meet your committee

Chairman: Gill Jolly

As Chairman, Gill is responsible for chairing all committee meetings and as a point of contact for all correspondence. Gill is also responsible for organising concert venues.

Living in the heart of the South Hams  in Modbury, Gill plays the clarinet, along with recorders and handbells. She has been a constant member of the orchestra since the early days when there were just six friends  meeting at the home of Barbara Wintersgill, the orchestra’s founder. 

Gill may be contacted by email on


Musical Director

Ian Hiscock

Responsible for the orchestra’s music. Ian’s objective is to  select music that constantly stretches the players’ ability. 



Responsible for all legal, corporate and administrative functions of the orchestra .    


Keith Preston

Responsible for managing the orchestra’s finances including collecting subscriptions, paying all invoices and reporting Accounts to Committee.

Minutes Secretary

Sarah Owen

Responsible for preparing the agendas and recording any minutes arising from all committee meetings. Sarah is the second signatory  for  the  bank account.

WEB Master (non Committee)

John MacDonald

Responsible for  the web site. 

Administrative Notices

To see the SHCO Constitution Notice please click here.

To see the SHCO Privacy Notice please click here.