Covid Secure Rehearsals

Autumn Term will commence Monday 14 September. Socially distanced rehearsals will take place on Monday mornings at the well ventilated, Court 1 of South Devon Tennis Club 

 Post Code: PL21 9ES. Telephone 01753893700.

Rehearsal Time:

Arrival: 11.30 am

Orchestra Playing: 11.45 – 13.15

Departure: 13.30pm

Plenty of car parking
Our well ventilated rehearsal space
Potential for a well earned tea and cake after rehearsals.

Autumn 2020 Dates

Sept.  14th, 21st, 28th

Oct. 5th, 12th, 19th

Nov.  2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

Dec 7th

Recording Concert (Date, Timing & Venue TBD)2

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. 

Social Secretary

Sue darling

Responsible for organising all social events,  concerts, cards/flowers/gifts and refreshments.    


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.


John MacDonald

Responsible for public facing materials including PR, the web site and any activities to promote concert awareness.