Are you an expat or local living in the Munich area, looking for a relaxed, amateur orchestra or energetic big band? Perhaps you want to sing and meet some new friendly faces?

We welcome all instrumentalists and singers, no auditions necessary!   We presently have an immediate need for:

  • male singers

Strings, particularly:

  •   viola, cello, violin (I + II)

We also have vacancies in the orchestra for

  • French horn
  • Trombone
  • Alto Saxophone
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Tuba
  • Percussionists

and in the big band

  • jazz pianist
  • bass player
  • trombonists

We perform two joint concerts a year. Rehearsals are on Mondays for the orchestra, Wednesdays for the singers, Sundays (and every other Thursday) for the big band and monthly Thursdays for string sectionals/chamber music.

If you’re interested in joining us, please contact us through our our join us page

Even if you are only in Munich for a short period of time, you’re welcome to come along and have fun making music with us!

(updated: January 21, 2013)

ESME has moved to a new web site in order to provide our members, family, and friends more features while simplifying the work behind the scenes.

Members will benefit first: a streamlined music management system will allow you to get music updates more quickly.

Musicians who are looking for fun group to play music and share a good laugh can contact us through the contact form in the “Join Us” menu.

Selected videos of recent performances can also be viewed in the “Our Performances” section.

Other features for everyone will be released on an on-going basis, so stay tuned!