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WELCOME TO THE SCSO

- Your orchestra, since 1972 -

ABOUT US

Founded by the late Olive Frame in 1972, the Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra is the leading local symphony orchestra, and consists of 80 highly trained, passionate musicians.
Conducted by Dr. Fletcher Mitchell, the orchestra believes in providing exciting, accessible music of all periods, in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
Our goal is to offer audiences a chance to experience a large variety of dazzling music at an affordable price.
Subscribe today to stay updated about upcoming concerts!

“If music be the food of love, play on”

William Shakespeare

Upcoming Concerts

  • Northern Lights
    Northern Lights
    Sat, 23 Mar
    The Events Centre Caloundra
    23 Mar 2024, 7:00 pm
    The Events Centre Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    23 Mar 2024, 7:00 pm
    The Events Centre Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    A stunning journey through Scandinavia with Sibelius, Grieg, Alfven, Bjork and more, from the Hall of the Mountain King, to a Wedding Day at Troldhaugen and the mighty Finlandia.
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  • Sensational Soloists
    Sensational Soloists
    Sun, 16 June
    The Events Centre Caloundra
    16 June 2024, 2:00 pm
    The Events Centre Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    16 June 2024, 2:00 pm
    The Events Centre Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    Featuring Warwick Adeney, ex-leader of the QSO, and other soloists. Program to be announced.
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  • Symphony Opera Premiere
    Symphony Opera Premiere
    Sun, 04 Aug
    Maleny
    04 Aug 2024, 5:30 pm
    Maleny, 23 Maple St, Maleny QLD 4552, Australia
    04 Aug 2024, 5:30 pm
    Maleny, 23 Maple St, Maleny QLD 4552, Australia
    A unique festival experience of emotion and beauty as an international maestro, opera singers and classical musicians take you on a sublime journey of exquisite voice and breathtaking music, performing a selection of the world's most popular arias.
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  • 2024 Season
    2024 Season
    Mon, 01 Jan
    Caloundra
    01 Jan 2024, 7:00 pm
    Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    01 Jan 2024, 7:00 pm
    Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    Welcome! Click on details, and then scroll down for all the concert dates. For updates and to hear when tickets go on sale, subscribe to our email newsletter at the bottom of this page.
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  • PAST EVENT: A Christmas Celebration
    PAST EVENT: A Christmas Celebration
    Sat, 09 Dec
    The Events Centre Caloundra
    09 Dec 2023, 7:00 pm
    The Events Centre Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    09 Dec 2023, 7:00 pm
    The Events Centre Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    Celebrate the Christmas season with an evening of much-loved seasonal pieces by Vivaldi, Handel, Tchaikovsky and Vaughan Williams, interspersed with modern popular Christmas classics.
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  • PAST EVENT: A Night at The Proms: Australia v England
    PAST EVENT: A Night at The Proms: Australia v England
    Sat, 16 Sept
    The Events Centre Caloundra
    16 Sept 2023, 7:00 pm
    The Events Centre Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    16 Sept 2023, 7:00 pm
    The Events Centre Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    An Australian first half of celebratory music and imagery, as well as our British Proms favourites in the second half.
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  • PAST EVENT: Sparkling Symphony
    PAST EVENT: Sparkling Symphony
    Sun, 13 Aug
    Montville
    13 Aug 2023, 6:30 pm
    Montville, Main St, Montville QLD 4560, Australia
    13 Aug 2023, 6:30 pm
    Montville, Main St, Montville QLD 4560, Australia
    An outdoor concert under a full moon in Russell Family Park, Montville, along with world-renowned chamber orchestra Topology and The Rangebow Children’s Orchestra. Ticket sales are managed by The Rangebow Festival.
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  • PAST EVENT: Sensational Soloists
    PAST EVENT: Sensational Soloists
    Sun, 16 July
    The Events Centre Caloundra
    16 July 2023, 2:00 pm
    The Events Centre Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    16 July 2023, 2:00 pm
    The Events Centre Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    The power of Beethoven’s 3rd piano concerto, played by Oscar Matthews, and the joy of Haydn's Trumpet Concerto, Mozart's Clarinet Concerto and more. Click the button below to read the full concert description and buy tickets.
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  • PAST EVENT: Film Inspiration
    PAST EVENT: Film Inspiration
    Sat, 25 Mar
    The Events Centre Caloundra
    25 Mar 2023, 7:00 pm
    The Events Centre Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    25 Mar 2023, 7:00 pm
    The Events Centre Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    The powerful pieces that inspired famous film music. Wagner – Ride of the Valkyries Tchaikovsky – Romeo & Juliet Overture Beethoven 7 (2nd movement) Mahler 5 (4th movement) Dvorak 9 “The New World" (4th mvt) And more...
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  • 2023 Season
    2023 Season
    Sun, 01 Jan
    Caloundra
    01 Jan 2023, 7:00 pm
    Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    01 Jan 2023, 7:00 pm
    Caloundra, 20 Minchinton St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    Welcome! Click on details, and then scroll down for all the concert dates. Subscribe to our email newsletter for updates and to hear when tickets go on sale.
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  • PAST EVENT: The Proms: All Things British
    PAST EVENT: The Proms: All Things British
    Sat, 03 Dec
    Venue 114 (an indoor venue)
    03 Dec 2022, 7:00 pm
    Venue 114 (an indoor venue), 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina QLD 4575, Australia
    03 Dec 2022, 7:00 pm
    Venue 114 (an indoor venue), 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina QLD 4575, Australia
    In Albert Hall Proms tradition, the Orchestra will celebrate the end of the year with an all-British programme of music and vibrant colour. Click the "Buy Tickets" button to read the full description and to book.
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  • PAST EVENT: Carmina & Rhapsody
    PAST EVENT: Carmina & Rhapsody
    Sat, 17 Sept
    St Andrew's Anglican College
    17 Sept 2022, 2:00 pm
    St Andrew's Anglican College, 40 Peregian Springs Dr, Peregian Springs QLD 4573, Australia
    17 Sept 2022, 2:00 pm
    St Andrew's Anglican College, 40 Peregian Springs Dr, Peregian Springs QLD 4573, Australia
    The evocative 1920's jazz-infused sounds of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris, followed by Carl Orff's masterpiece Carmina Burana, featuring three choirs and four soloists. A performance in the northern Sunshine Coast. Tickets are not yet on sale. Subscribe for concert updates.
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  • PAST EVENT: Carmina and Rhapsody
    PAST EVENT: Carmina and Rhapsody
    Sat, 10 Sept
    Venue 114 (indoor venue)
    10 Sept 2022, 2:00 pm
    Venue 114 (indoor venue), 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina QLD 4575, Australia
    10 Sept 2022, 2:00 pm
    Venue 114 (indoor venue), 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina QLD 4575, Australia
    The evocative 1920's jazz-infused sounds of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris, followed by Carl Orff's masterpiece Carmina Burana, featuring three choirs and four soloists. A performance in the southern Sunshine Coast. Tickets are not yet on sale. Subscribe for concert updates.
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  • PAST EVENT: Moonlight Symphony
    PAST EVENT: Moonlight Symphony
    Fri, 12 Aug
    Montville
    12 Aug 2022, 6:30 pm
    Montville, Main St, Montville QLD 4560, Australia
    12 Aug 2022, 6:30 pm
    Montville, Main St, Montville QLD 4560, Australia
    An outdoor concert under a full moon in Russell Family Park, Montville, along with world-renowned chamber orchestra Topology and The Rangebow Children’s Orchestra. Ticket sales are managed by The Rangebow Festival.
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  • PAST EVENT: The Power of Two
    PAST EVENT: The Power of Two
    Sun, 24 July
    Venue 114 (indoor venue)
    24 July 2022, 2:00 pm
    Venue 114 (indoor venue), 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina QLD 4575, Australia
    24 July 2022, 2:00 pm
    Venue 114 (indoor venue), 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina QLD 4575, Australia
    Experience a massive orchestral sound with the combined power of the SCSO and the amazing Sunshine Coast Youth Orchestra, conducted by Adrian King. Tickets not yet on sale. Subscribe for concert updates.
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  • PAST EVENT: A Half Century Of Sound
    PAST EVENT: A Half Century Of Sound
    Sat, 26 Mar
    Venue 114 (indoor venue)
    26 Mar 2022, 7:00 pm
    Venue 114 (indoor venue), 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina QLD 4575, Australia
    26 Mar 2022, 7:00 pm
    Venue 114 (indoor venue), 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina QLD 4575, Australia
    The SCSO started in 1972 and is celebrating 50 years bringing symphonic sound to the Sunshine Coast. Come and experience some of our favourite pieces from our first 50 years, from Borodin to Bernstein, Tchaikovsky to Copland. Click "Buy Tickets" for more information.
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  • PAST EVENT: The Proms: World War II Memories
    PAST EVENT: The Proms: World War II Memories
    Sat, 04 Dec
    Venue 114 (indoor venue)
    04 Dec 2021, 7:00 pm
    Venue 114 (indoor venue), 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina, QLD
    04 Dec 2021, 7:00 pm
    Venue 114 (indoor venue), 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina, QLD
    An unforgettable end-of-year show! Re-live the Last Night of the Proms as if you were in Albert Hall! Walton - Spitfire Prelude and Fugue John Williams - Schindler's List Glenn Miller - American Sketches Coates - Dambusters March Elgar - Chanson de Matin Wood - Fantasia on British Sea Songs ...
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  • PAST EVENT: Great Russian Masterpieces
    PAST EVENT: Great Russian Masterpieces
    Sun, 17 Oct
    Caloundra CityLife Baptist Church
    17 Oct 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Caloundra CityLife Baptist Church, 7 Gregson Pl, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    17 Oct 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Caloundra CityLife Baptist Church, 7 Gregson Pl, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
    Melodic masterpieces from Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Rachmaninov. Featuring piano soloist Francis Atkins from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS, THIS CONCERT WAS MOVED FROM 4 SEPT TO 17 OCT, AT CALOUNDRA BAPTIST CHURCH.
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