Special Events

Happy Birthday CMA!

Watch this space for special 5th anniversary events coming up this year!…


The brass, woodwind and percussion players of CMA will be celebrating on Saturday 2nd February. Details of this exciting event to follow!

Choral Concert

CMA’s singers will be celebrating on Saturday 4th May in All saints church, High Wycombe. This landmark event will include:

  • a new song specially commissioned for the event, by esteemed local composer Lin Marsh
  • a guest appearance from international opera star and CMA patron Jonathan Veira

Stringfest 2018: a celebration of strings

In collaboration with local string orchestra, Chiltern Camerata, directed by Sam Laughton, the string players of CMA kicked off the 5th anniversary concert series with Stringfest on Saturday 1st December, exploring some of the most exciting and beloved string repertoire in a celebration of the genre.

Side-By-Side…Royal Holloway Logo

Building on the exciting partnership forged last year, Royal Holloway University of London Symphony Orchestra continues to work with CMA Symphony Orchestra. The next collaboration will be 6-7.30pm on Friday 8th February at RGS, when Rebecca Miller will be taking them through Rossini’s overture to La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie.)

Watch the video and see what they learned from each other last year…

On the same evening, Duncan Stubbs MMus FRSM ARCM LGSM RAF, (current chair of the National Concert Band Festival and composer of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding march,) will direct the Concert band in one of his new compositions. Fantastic!

Junior Tour to the Isle of Wight

Junior Orchestra, Junior Wind Band, Junior Jazz Band and Intermediate Choir are off to the Isle of Wight again, Sunday 26th – Wednesday 29th May 2019. We are looking forward to staying at East Dene Centre, Ventnor, and performing all over the island. Late applications are welcome from new members in these ensembles.

The Power of Music

The Symphony Orchestra shared their music with children with additional needs in a heart-warming feast of experience, sound and discovery.

Schools’ Proms

Following the National Festival of Music for Youth, the CMA Symphony Orchestra was selected to perform TWICE at the Royal Albert Hall in Autumn 2017.