The Surrey Philharmonic Orchestra is Ashtead-based. Founded by two Ashtead Residents, Kathleen Riddick and George Bixley, it rehearses in Ashtead and has many Ashtead residents among its players.
Ashtead provides section principals in the string, woodwind and percussion departments, and the Chamber Ensemble plays in various venues in Ashtead. See the Orchestra's own web site http://www.surreyphil.org.uk.
Orchestra website: www.surreyphil.org.uk.