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Concerto concert

Every year, members of MSE have the opportunity to perform a concerto with the orchestra. In a baroque or classical work this also allows the soloist to lead and direct the orchestra.

To become a rounded musician students need to develop a deep understanding of a musical work as a whole. Performing music from all perspectives, playing a solo line, accompanying, and leading all are important. The Concerto Concert gives our senior students the opportunity to perform 1 or 2 movements of a concerto with the backing of the string orchestra.

Recent Concert (2023 details coming soon...)

In 2022, MSE presented an exciting program of concerto repertoire featuring soloists Xavier Richardson, Lieun Park and Pascal Uxo Williams alongside a thrilling rendition of Carl Vine's Smith's Alchemy for String Orchestra.

Our full Concerto Concert program for 2022 can be downloaded here. 2023 Program details coming soon...





Saturday 17th June, 2023 7:30pm


MSE Auditions

MSE Auditions now open

Melbourne String Ensemble acknowledges the Wurundjeri, Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation, upon whose Country we are based and recognises their continuing connections to community, culture and country.  We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.