The orchestra rehearses on Tuesday evenings, generally from mid August until late March at Prestwick Academy from 7.30 to 9.30pm

Sectional rehearsals will take place on dates to be announced. An all day rehearsal takes place on an arranged date, generally around the end of February or early March.

Rehearsal Dates

Please note: there will be four rehearsals this session at Queen Margaret Academy (KA7 3TL). These will on Tuesday 30th August 2022, Tuesday 27th September, Tuesday 29th November and Tuesday 17th January 2023. These will be 7:30-9:30 pm as usual. Sir James MacMillan will be joining us on Tuesday 13th September and Tuesday 20th September.

The full orchestra will rehearse for the first half and then the Tryst concert orchestra will rehearse in the second half, enabling those not involved in the Tryst to go home early.

Please note that for those involved in the Tryst there is also a rehearsal on Sunday 25th September at Dumfries House and the Tryst concert takes place on Sunday 2nd October.

Ayr Town Hall
South Ayrshire Council 5-9 High Street
Ayr KA7 1LU

 Christmas Concert Rehearsal
Saturday 3rd December 2022
9am – 1pm


Children’s Concert Rehearsal
Sunday 4th December 2022
1pm – 4pm

Ayr Town Hall

Spring Concert Rehearsal
Saturday 25th March 2022, 1pm – 5pm

Sunday 26th March, 1pm – 5pm
Ayr Town Hall