Local Ensembles in Perth

Here is a list of local ensembles currently operating in Perth


A contemporary music ensemble that is made up of staff from the Composition and Music Technology stream at WAAPA. Decibel primarily perform new works for electro acoustic works with a focus on new commissions by Australian and Western Australian artists. They seek to dissolve any division between sound art, installation and music.


Touring Ensembles

Australian Chamber Orchestra

Probably the most exciting ensemble performing in Australia, the ACO is a chamber orchestra led by violinist Richard Tognetti. They tour Australia and present 4 or 5 concerts in Perth every year. The program they present is a mix of new commissions, contemporary classical music, and standard repertoire, and their concerts are not to be missed //Website//Facebook//2015 season


Blogs to Read

Local Perth Music Blogs


The blog of WA Opera’s Artistic Director Brad Cohen. Interesting insight into the goings on in out local opera company. Updated about once a month. Begun in 2015.