The Guitar Society Orchestra is the heart and soul of the society. It comprises players of all ages, ranging from school age to retirement and provides fun music-making in a relaxed and social environment. The orchestra performs a major set in the society's two major variety concerts, typically held in a major venue such as the Fremantle Town Hall.

The orchestra rehearses most Fridays of the year from 7:00 to 9:00pm at Rehearsals at SIM (School of Instrumental Music), Sixth Street, Maylands; enter Sixth Street from Peninsula Road pff Guildford Road. Any guitarist interested in joining the orchestra should email for further details.


Recently, the Guitar Society Orchestra produced a CD, conducted by Jane Darcey, featuring original composition and arrangements by Australian composers. The CD can be purchased by emailing

The CD contains the following pieces; all Australian compositions or arrangements:

1 Wongalong from Life's a Beach Suite Paul Svoboda
2 Raindrops on Bingil from Life's a Beach Suite Paul Svoboda
3 CoolBossa Paul Svoboda
4 Gypsy Journey Rory O'Donoghue
5 Dance Rondo Jane Darcey
6 Sapphire Blue Duncan Gardiner
7 Festive Fizz Richard Lenz
8 Modhina Traditional, arr. C. Keane
9 Inspiration The Gypsy Kings, arr. R. Charlton
10 Waterfalls Peter de Monchaux
11 Meridian Richard Charlton
12 Deja Vu Richard Charlton