Hello to all our musicians, family, friends and fans! Thank you for visiting our site where you will find the latest information on concerts and how to join. Don’t hesitate to contact us!

Fresh from our 40th birthday celebration in 2019 we are now embarking on another year of our favorite epic works!  We would love to see you at our concerts and if you would like to play or sing please reach out to us, especially violinists and tenor singers

Upcoming Concert Dates for 2020

March 2020  Ted is Back! Edward Walton the amazing young violinist will be joining us in a program featuring Summer from Vivaldi’s 4 Seasons. program also features Haydn 103 Drum Roll. Conductor Sam Weller

June 19 Mozart Symphonie Concertante with Emma Jezek and Amanda Verna from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.  We also pay hommage to Beethoven with the mighty 5th Symphony. Conductor Sam Weller

August 16 Kids concert featuring our favorites and a lot of hands on participation from the kids. We will also have some very special guest soloists making thier orchestral debuts!

September 13 Come and hear Brahms Symphony 1 featuring the hand horns and natural trumpets of ESCO. Conductor Sam Weller

November 27 and 29  we are joining forces with the Willoughby Symphony Choir to perform Haydn’s Creation. Conductor Peter Ellis

Welcome to the website of  Eastern Sydney Chamber Orchestra & Choir – a not-for-profit community organisation based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney.

The orchestra specialises in early classical music such as Haydn and Beethoven. On occasion the orchestra expands its musical horizons to include repertoire from the Romantic period and beyond, offering a diverse musical experience for local players and audiences alike. The orchestra rehearses Tuesday evenings in Waverley and perform four major concerts each year. Led by conductor Sam Weller, the orchestra consists of a friendly group of string and wind musicians from all over Sydney.

The choir consists of a diverse group of singers performing music of different genres such as church, Baroque and classical. The choir rehearses Monday evenings in Waverley and is also led by conductor Susannah Pinter.


  • to create quality orchestral music in the Eastern Suburbs
  • to draw more and more musicians and singers into the Society
  • to create opportunities for local talented musicians and singers to spread their wings
  • to liaise and perform with other performing arts groups in the area
  • to raise the cultural ethos of Randwick and Waverley areas in concerts and special events


  • We will be updating our website regularly with upcoming concert dates and news.


  • Orchestra Tuesday Evenings 7.30pm-10pm St Mary’s Church
  • Choir commences Monday Feb 11 7pm at St Mary’s Church