Music workshops

BE A COMPOSER: (All ages and experience levels)


Our Be A Composer workshop is an interactive music composition and performance workshop including Inventi Ensemble’s Ben Opie & Melissa Doecke. Learn about the creative process, new techniques, commissioning new works, collaborating with artists and write your own music! Musical knowledge and music reading skills are not required – just come along with your creative ideas and explore how they can be translated into music. All you need is your imagination and enthusiasm!


MUSICAL STORYTIME: (For children aged 0 to 12)


In 2014, Inventi Ensemble with Melbourne Library Services, presented as part of Melbourne Children’s Week! Showcasing their instruments and using music to tell stories around the Melbourne area.


SCHOOL WORKSHOPS: (For primary or secondary schools)


Wherever members of Inventi Ensemble travel, they take their wealth of knowledge with them, and offer diverse education workshops ranging  from whole school assembly presentations to chamber music / instrumental master classes in high schools and tertiary institutions and much more.


MUSIC TUTORING: (For work with existing ensembles of all age ranges)


Ben and Melissa have both worked extensively with Melbourne Youth Music as tutors, mentors, sectional conductors, teachers as well as adjudicating the woodwind auditions. In addition to this, Inventi musicians have worked as tutors for the Australian Youth Orchestra, Elder Conservatorium Orchestra, Queensland Conservatorium and more!