Members at rehearsal
Mayo Concert Orchestra has over thirty members ranging from secondary-school age to retirement age! Members come from all over the county and even from neighbouring Sligo. All sections of the orchestra are represented: strings, woodwind, brass, and percussion.


Rehearsals take place every Wednesday from 8.00 - 9.30 pm in St. Patrick’s NS, Gallows Hill, Castlebar. This is an opportunity to work on the repertoire for upcoming concerts.

Joining the orchestra

Registration takes place each September. The registration fee is €80 per adult and €40 per child/student. Any musician who is interested in joining should contact us. Registration can also be done during the year in consultation with the musical director.

Information for members

The dress code for concerts is as follows:

Ladies:             black long-sleeved top, black skirt/dress/trousers, black shoes. Dresses or skirts must be below the knee.

Gentlemen:     white shirt, black trousers, black jacket, black dickie-bow, black shoes.