Resident Companies

Based at Belconnen Arts Centre, three resident music companies bring a diverse program and flavour to North West Canberra.

 

Musica Viva

Musica Viva is Australia’s oldest independent professional performing arts organisation.  Basing their office at Belconnen Arts Centre with their mainstage concert series at Llewellyn Hall, this truly national company is the world’s largest presenter of chamber music.  A significant part of Musica Viva’s activities includes outreach and education through Musica Viva in Schools, and the Canberra office runs professional development events and masterclasses from Belconnen Arts Centre several times a year. Read more…

 

Griffyn Ensemble

Described as “akin to a religious experience” (The Australian), and “Canberra’s premier chamber ensemble” (CityNews), The Griffyn Ensemble are a theatrical chamber ensemble, who break down the barriers of genre and recontextualise music from around the world. Read more…

 

Young Music Society

The Young Music Society is a Canberra based not-for-profit society, which musically inspires young Canberrans through Holiday Programs, Weekly Programs, and Instrument Hire. School Holiday Programs and regular children’s workshops are presented by YMS at Belconnen Arts Centre. Read more…