Accademia Arcadia

Accademia Arcadia Accademia Arcadia is a Baroque chamber ensemble of high originality. Known simply as Arcadia, this company was formed by Jacqueline Ogeil in 2001 … Read more

Aequales Ensemble

Aequales Ensemble Photo: Andrew Bottomley Aequales Ensemble was formed in 1996 by a close-knit group of professional musicians with a common passion for chamber music. … Read more

Aether Duo

Aether Duo Photo: Rudi Lorimer Aether Duo is a new ensemble focused on the delivery of new and existing flute and piano repertoire, consisting of … Read more

Affinity Quartet

Affinity Quartet Since winning the ANAM Chamber Music Competition in their inaugural year, Affinity Quartet has established itself as one of Australia’s leading string quartets. … Read more

Aphelion Trio

Aphelion Trio Aphelion comprises  young professionals Lily Tamir-Regev (clarinet), Marcus Ho (cello) and Timothy O’ Malley (piano). Formed with a mission to discover new music … Read more

Alchemy Consort

Alchemy Consort Alchemy is committed to dynamic programming that explores old and new music, performed to the highest artistic standards. We undertake daring collaborations, experiment … Read more

Arcadia Winds

Arcadia Winds Awarded a fellowship at the Australian National Academy of Music upon their formation in late 2013, they became Musica Viva Australia’s inaugural FutureMakers … Read more

Argyle Trio

Photo by Agatha Yim at Polyphonic Pictures Argyle Trio In February 2020, just before the world changed, Wilma Smith invited brilliant Kiwi cellist, Matthias Balzat, … Read more

Artamidae Quartet

Artamidae Quartet Established in 2018 at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, the Artamidae Quartet comprises violinists Fiona Qiu and Donica Tran, violist Harry Swainston and cellist … Read more

Charisma Ensemble

Charisma Ensemble Charisma was founded by clarinettist Roslyn Dunlop and cellist Julia Ryder in 1995 to explore and develop music for clarinet and cello. David … Read more

Clinch Saxophone Quartet

Clinch Saxophone Quartet One of the long standing members of the original Peter Clinch Saxophone Quartet was saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and lecturer Lachlan Davidson. Early 2020 Lachlan … Read more


Collide Collide unites three international artists, Yasmin Rowe, Yelian He and Joseph Lallo, into an exciting ensemble that splashes new colours on the classical works … Read more

Concordis Chamber Choir

Concordis Chamber Choir Concordis Chamber Choir has established itself as one of the finest choral ensembles in Australia, with an outstanding performance record at choral … Read more

The Consort of Melbourne

Consort of Melbourne The Consort of Melbourne is Melbourne’s premier vocal ensemble, comprising eight of this city’s finest chamber singers under the artistic direction of … Read more

Croissants and Whiskey

Croissants and Whiskey Combining four of Melbourne’s most versatile and in demand musicians, Croissants and Whiskey brings a new energy to old instruments. An unconventional … Read more

Crosswinds Ensemble

Crosswinds Ensemble Electrifying experiences. No strings attached.* Crosswinds exist to delight, provoke and surprise you through sharing music for winds. Shows are personal and intimate. … Read more

Daphnis Ensemble

Daphnis Ensemble Daphnis Ensemble is an exciting Melbourne-based chamber ensemble. We perform traditional and contemporary works for piano, cello, and more! Learn more

Duo Chamber Melange

Duo Chamber Melange Duo Chamber Melange is a wonderful partnership between internationally acclaimed musicians, Ivana Tomaskova (violin) and Tamara Smolyar (piano). Each of them has … Read more

Duo Eclettico

Duo Eclettico

Duo Eclettico Duo Eclettico was formed by Justin Kenealy and Coady Green to explore the wealth of repertoire available for this unique combination of instruments. … Read more

Eclective Strings

Eclective Strings Established in 2021, the Melbourne-based ensemble Eclective Strings is fast becoming a force in the crossover classical music scene for their powerful performances, … Read more

ELISION Ensemble

Elision Ensemble ELISION has been celebrated for its unique instrumentarium, close and longterm artistic relationships with composers, its virtuosity, and the ability and deep commitment of its … Read more

Ensemble 642

Ensemble 642 Ensemble 642 is Hannah Lane (historical harps) and Nicholas Pollock (theorbo, lutes, baroque guitar). Two of the most exciting artists in the Antipodean … Read more

Ensemble Françaix

Ensemble Françaix Ensemble Françaix is thrilled to share with listeners the joy of mixed ensemble collaboration, inspired by the wit and vibrancy of the 20th-century … Read more

Ensemble Gombert

Ensemble Gombert Ensemble Gombert is Melbourne’s outstanding chamber choir, noted for its pure intonation and historic approach to choral sound and style. Named after Nicolas … Read more

Ensemble Liaison

Ensemble Liaison Described by Limelight magazine as a ‘national treasure’, Ensemble Liaison is one of Australia’s leading internationally acclaimed ensembles. They are renowned for their captivating and engaging … Read more

Fidelio Quartet

Fidelio Quartet The Fidelio Quartet has been described as one of the most exciting forces on Melbourne’s Concert stage, offering a depth of intimacy with … Read more

Fiore Chamber

Fiore Chamber Dynamic, polished, sparkling, and cheeky; Fiore brings the full vibrancy of choral repertoire to Oz. “The quartet, with their impeccable blend and tonal … Read more

Firebird Trio

Firebird Trio Firebird Trio – like its mythical counterpart which shone magically through the darkness – sheds light on music from all epochs. Founded in … Read more

Flinders Quartet

Flinders Quartet Thibaud Pavlovic-Hobba (violin), Wilma Smith (violin), Helen Ireland (viola) and Zoe Knighton (cello) Flinders Quartet (FQ) is instantly recognisable as one of Australia’s most loved chamber music … Read more

Forest Collective

Forest Collective Forest Collective is a not for profit artist collective focusing on contemporary classical music, dance and collaboration.  We commission, create, and present various … Read more

Genesis Baroque

Genesis Baroque Genesis Baroque is a Melbourne-based period chamber orchestra founded by Artistic Director and violinist, Jennifer Kirsner, and directed by baroque violinist Lucinda Moon. … Read more

Golden Gate Brass

Golden Gate Brass Golden Gate Brass brings a joy and energy to its playing that is nothing short of inspiring. Michael Olsen (trumpet), Fletcher Cox … Read more

Gryphon Baryton Trio

Gryphon Baryton Trio The Gryphon Baryton Trio is a newly-formed ensemble, drawing on the combined chamber music and historical performance practice experience of Laura Vaughan … Read more


Homophonic! Led by Artistic Director Miranda Hill, Homophonic! is a leading voice in queer classical music since 2011; through performance, regional touring, commissioning, the Homophonic! … Read more

Inventi Ensemble

Inventi Ensemble Inventi Ensemble have established themselves in Melbourne and are a leading force in Australian chamber music. Award winning performances in Australia’s leading concert … Read more

Invictus Quartet

Invictus Quartet “We are four individuals whose lives were brought together when we first formed as a string quartet for a music ensemble elective at … Read more

Joe and Zoë Duo

Joe and Zoë Duo Zoe Black and Joe Chindamo  are routinely described as edgy and a welcome new and unique voice to Australian Chamber music: … Read more

Islay Trio

Islay Trio  Melbourne based Islay trio was founded in 2019 by Rollin Zhao (violin), Caleb Salizzo (piano) and Daniel Chiou (cello). Learn more

KIAZMA Piano Duo

KIAZMA Duo Described as ‘masterful’, ‘positively ecstatic’ and ‘profoundly moving, subtle and exuberant’, the KIAZMA Piano Duo brings together the infectious musical synergy of pianists … Read more

Klara Quartet

Klara Quartet Four of Australia’s best musicians come together in this new, exciting chamber music ensemble. MusiciansRachael Beesley, violin     Simon Oswell, violaLuke Severn. cello     Andrea … Read more

La Compañia

La Compañia La Compañia unfailingly embodies repertoire with a unique blend of precision, flexibility and joyful musicality. The celebrated Renaissance band unearths some of the … Read more

Latitude 37

Latitude 37 Latitude 37 is an exciting baroque trio whose members Julia Fredersdorff (violin), Laura Vaughan (viola da gamba) and Donald Nicolson (harpsichord) were drawn … Read more

Ludovico’s Band

Ludovico’s Band Ludovico’s Band  is one of Australia’s most dynamic baroque bands. Taking its name from the influential 16th century Spanish harpist, Ludovico, the band … Read more

Lyrebird Brass

Lyrebird Brass Comprising some of Australia’s top brass musicians, Lyrebird Brass is a collective of artists dedicated to performing the finest brass chamber music. The … Read more

Mayer Ensemble

Learn more Mayer Ensemble Photograph: Irene JongLeo Nguyen, PianoKate Worley, ViolinMomoko Nagayama, ViolaMarcus Chen, CelloJasmine De Marco, Double Bass Mayer Ensemble are an eclectic group of … Read more

Melbourne Baroque Orchestra

Melbourne Baroque Orchestra The Melbourne Baroque Orchestra was founded in 2015 by Rosanne Hunt (cello), Shane Lestideau and David Irving (violins), and Greg Dikmans (flute), … Read more

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra (MCO)

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra Melbourne Chamber Orchestra is Victoria’s preeminent small orchestra and the leading independent Victorian chamber music organisation. For over 25 years, the orchestra … Read more

Melbourne Chamber Players

Melbourne Chamber Players Lauded for its outstanding performances, Melbourne Chamber Players performs cornerstones of the repertoire and rare gems by lesser-known luminaries. Directed by clarinetist … Read more

Melbourne Guitar Quartet

Melbourne Guitar Quartet Formed in 2005, the Melbourne Guitar Quartet (MGQ) is a vibrant guitar based ensemble dedicated to the development of chamber music repertoire … Read more

Melbourne Musicians

Melbourne Musicians The Melbourne Musicians, founded by Frank Pam in 1975, comprises leading freelance players, including string teachers at Melbourne’s foremost private schools, and advanced … Read more

Melbourne Octet

Melbourne Octet The Melbourne Octet was formed with the aim of presenting contemporary works to audiences both in Australia and internationally, as well as familiar, … Read more

Melbourne String Ensemble

Melbourne String Ensemble Melbourne String Ensemble is a dynamic youth string orchestra that offers exciting performance opportunities. The Melbourne String Ensemble was founded in 1985 and … Read more

Moirai Ensemble

Moirai Ensemble Moirai is Melbourne’s new folk-medieval crossover ensemble. Bringing together a trio of versatile and creative musicians, the group is bursting with new ideas … Read more

The Muses’ Delight

The Muses’ Delight The Muses’ Delight are musical explorers who join with guest artists to open a window to the past, illuminating historic works that … Read more

Nexas Quartet

Nexas Quartet Nexas Quartet are committed to sharing the musical diversity of the saxophone, showcasing its versatility and ability to cross genre boundaries. Their utterly … Read more

Orpheus Trio

Orpheus Trio The Orpheus Trio formed in early 2012. Comprising pianist Helena Kernaghan, violinist Kaori Sparks & cellist Sam Goble, the trio enjoy the challenge … Read more

Ossicle Duo

Ossicle Duo is an award-winning exploratory art music ensemble in Melbourne, made up of trombonist Benjamin Anderson and percussionist Hamish Upton. Since forming in 2018, … Read more

Partridge String Quartet

Partridge Quartet As Musica Viva Australia’s 2020 – 2022 Futuremaker artists, the award-winning Partridge String Quartet are fast becoming a force within the Australian classical … Read more

Peninsula Chamber Musicians

Peninsula Chamber Musicians Formed in 2013, Peninsula Chamber Musicians Inc have rapidly developed into an outstanding presence in the artistic landscape of the Mornington Peninsula. … Read more

Penny Quartet

Penny Quartet Penny Quartet have gained a reputation as a driven and multifaceted voice in Australian chamber music. Founded in early 2014, the group brings … Read more


Plexus Melbourne ensemble PLEXUS brings together the talents of three of Melbourne’s most vibrant and versatile musicians, Monica Curro (violin), Philip Arkinstall (clarinet), and Stefan … Read more

Quercus Trio

Quercus Trio Quercus is a new Melbourne-based horn trio. Featuring Carla Blackwood (horn), Elizabeth Sellars (violin) and Rhodri Clarke (piano), the trio are particularly interested in championing new … Read more

Quartz String Quartet

Quartz String Quartet Acclaimed Melbourne string quartet Quartz unites violinists Kathryn Taylor and Philippa West, violist Merewyn Bramble and cellist Zoe Wallace in refreshing concerts … Read more

Rubiks Collective

Rubiks Rubiks is one of Melbourne’s most dynamic contemporary art music ensembles, bringing together Australia’s most exciting and versatile young performers. Since debuting in 2015, the … Read more

Salon Project

Salon Project image-and-text-feature#onTextContainerClick”> Salon Project is a Melbourne chamber music ensemble made up of dynamic and friendly musicians that host regular concerts in intimate settings … Read more

Solstice Trio

Solstice Trio Solstice are a contemporary piano trio based in Melbourne. The trio formed in 2015, drawn together by a mutual desire to break the … Read more

Songmakers Australia

Songmakers Australia Unique in the musical landscape of Australia, Songmakers Australia brings together some of the country’s leading singers and instrumentalists in a diverse repertoire … Read more

Sutherland Trio

Sutherland Trio Sutherland Trio combines the wealth of experience belonging to three of Melbourne’s most celebrated musicians. Pianist Caroline Almonte, cellist Molly Kadarauch and violinist … Read more


Syzygy Syzygy Ensemble came into being in the summer of 2009, formed by close friends Laila Engle, Julia Stoppa and Leigh Harrold. Things moved pretty … Read more

The Parlour

The Palour Central to the The Parlour’s philosophy is the idea that fine music performance can be enjoyed in a relaxed and intimate environment, often away from the … Read more

The Recorder Co-op

The Recorder Co-op The Recorder Co-op is a recorder ensemble made up of some of Australia’s most well-known recorder players, including Hannah Coleman, Ruth Wilkinson, … Read more

Trio Anima Mundi

Trio Anima Mundi International award-winning Trio Anima Mundi is one of Australia’s best-known chamber groups. Since their foundation in 2008 it has become renowned for … Read more

Vivant Trio

Vivant Trio United by their shared passion for chamber music, pianist Meta Santoso, violinist Rollin Zhao and cellist Daniel Ng formed Vivant Trio in 2024. … Read more

Trio Avium

Trio Avium Trio Avium members are Ros Bandt on recorders, Ruth Wilkinson on  recorder and equally versatile on the viola da gamba, and Cynthia O’Brien virtuosic … Read more

Wattleseed Ensemble

Wattleseed Ensemble Wattleseed Ensemble brings together some of Australia’s most exciting historical string players with a love of storytelling through music. Combining medieval, baroque, folk, … Read more


WHACKollective We at WHACKollective are unceasingly excited by the limitless possibilities offered by contemporary percussion music. Formed in Melbourne in early 2021, our ensemble was … Read more

Wilma and Friends

Every year violinist Wilma Smith puts together three different groups and appealing programs including beloved masterpieces, premieres and undiscovered gems. Emerging young artists and established … Read more

And there’s more?

Not listed? If you’re a Victorian-based chamber ensemble and not listed here, drop us a line with a link to your website or Facebook page. … Read more