The Rusty Players Orchestra Membership Includes:


Weekly professionally-led rehearsals, with online provisions available

A range of performance opportunities, including performances with The People's Show Choir, each year

Opportunities to premiere new commissions by upcoming film composers

Access to Professional Mentoring Workshops and Masterclasses

Opportunities to travel abroad on international exchanges

Wellbeing, Mental Health and Work Life support.

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We are a friendly orchestra where it's all about making great music accessible to players of any standard

A good social group of like-minded people who are welcoming and relaxed. No pressure to 'get it right' - it's about the joy of making music with other people first and foremost.

Online provision available when lockdown means we're not able to rehearse

Opportunities to play alongside The People's Orchestra and The People's Show Choirs

Opportunities for foreign exchanges and a range of exciting performance and recording projects



Our Rusty Players Orchestra - South Birmingham rehearses in South Birmingham at The Old Print Works, 498-506 Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, B12 9AH on a Monday evening from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.

The Orchestra is back in rehearsals, safety procedures and some restrictions due to the pandemic and in line with current Government Guidelines.





Registration of interest to join Rusty Players Orchestras in Bath, Bourne, Bristol, Burnham, Barry, Carmarthen, Derby, Inverness, Kings Lynn, Northwich and Manchester


We are working hard to extend our network of Rusty Players Orchestras.

If you would like a Rusty Players Orchestra near you do get in touch and let us know,

Thank you


"A brilliant orchestra with heart and passion."

- Jake Burke

"This is an incredible orchestra."

- Amy Richardson