Bahamas National Symphony Orchestra
(formerly Bahamas Concert Orchestra)
The Bahamas National Symphony Orchestra, the only Symphony Orchestra in
the Bahamas, is a community-based orchestra established in 1991. The players
are drawn from all parts of the Bahamas and from all walks of life.
The orchestra provides an opportunity for musicians to enjoy weekly rehearsals
for the pleasure of making good music together, and perform as part of a large
The orchestra also supports local young soloists, giving them the opportunity to
perform with a full symphony orchestra, in concert.
The orchestra’s main philosophy is that music should be fun and enjoyed by
players and audiences alike - hence the regular concerts that are offered in
Nassau with out-of-town concerts in areas where a live performance by a Symphony
Orchestra is a rare event.
Today, the Bahamas National Symphony Orchestra, with over sixty players, has developed an
excellent following and reputation for its high quality performances.
For further information about the orchestra and possible playing opportunities
with the orchestra, please refer to the Contact
Make high quality arts part of the every day culture in the Bahamas.
Foster an environment conducive and supportive of the development of musicians.
Raise the funds necessary to achieve our mission.