MELBOURNE STRING ENSEMBLE
MSE is a dynamic and exciting orchestra comprised of advanced string students performing high quality repertoire that places high importance on developing ensemble and music leadership skills in its members. Lead by prominent Melbourne String pedagogue and lecturer, Fintan Murphy, MSE is a high expectation youth orchestra for the advanced player. Entry is by audition.
A leading youth orchestra in Melbourne for 30 years, MSE performs widely in Australia and overseas.
INTERMEDIATE MELBOURNE STRING ENSEMBLE
IMSE, also directed by Fintan Murphy, began in 2014. IMSE advances the skills of players of Grade 7 AMEB standard violin and viola and Grade 5 AMEB cello and double bass (or equivalent standard). This group develops high-level ensemble skills and the technical mastery necessary for advanced ensemble participation. Aimed at young players who are advanced for their age, IMSE is a dynamic, high expectation group.
JUNIOR MELBOURNE STRING ENSEMBLE
JMSE is a junior group that began in 2011. Comprised of players in Years 4-8 at school (approx 9-13 years of age) with a minimum standard of Grade 3+ AMEB, JMSE provides a unique opportunity for quality ensemble playing for string players who are advanced for their age and ready for a challenge.
AN INVITATION TO YOUNG STRING MUSICIANS
The Melbourne String Ensemble provides
- A unique opportunities to develop your musicianship
- A warm and friendly environment that fosters life-long friendships
- Opportunities for high quality orchestral and chamber performances
OUR MUSIC DIRECTORS
The musical driving force behind the MSE is violinist and string pedagogue Fintan Murphy.
The music director for the JMSE is Erica Russell, teacher, performer, and chamber musician.
MSE is proudly supported by Fusion5