Mission - To inspire Australians through the unique intimacy of small musical ensembles. Music is our passion. Our goal is to bring it to as many people as possible. Musica Viva seeks to be the leading organisation in the world for connecting audiences with chamber music, inspiring personal fulfillment and cultural vibrancy. In all that we do, we are committed to: - live music performances of quality, diversity, challenge and joy; - the unique intimacy of small musical ensembles; and - life-long engagement with music. Musica Viva was founded in 1945 - The National Office is in NSW and there are branches in most States and Territories. In Dember 1974 Friends of Music in Tasmania joined Musica Viva. In December 1997 the supporters became The Friends of Musica Viva, Tasmania.