A most fearless and versatile community of generous and diligent musicians, ensemble mise-en is in-touch with music of the present from every angle. I had the pleasure of collaborating with mise-en in 2015 to develop a number of compositions. They stayed in touch and have continued to perform these pieces internationally. Not only was this a fruitful process artistically, but it introduced me to a tight-knit community of solid creative individuals and friends.
Pascal Le Boeuf
It was such a pleasure and an honor to be included in the Mise-en Music Festival 2016 in Manhattan and Brooklyn – The ensemble did an incredible job, performing brilliantly across the four days. And Moon Young Ha’s direction, vision, and leadership made for a very warm, organized and professional musical experience. Thank you, so much, ensemble mise-en, and here’s to many more years.
Robert A. Baker
The ongoing partnership between the Austrian Cultural Forum New York and ensemble mise-en has been a most interesting and valuable one. The young group’s talent, creativity, vitality and artistic drive make it currently one of the top contemporary music ensembles in NYC. It is their cutting edge programs and top-notch performances that make ensemble mise-en a treasured part of the ACFNY’S yearly musical program, with boundless potential and continuous expansion. Mise-en never seizes to surprise us, and we wouldn’t have it any other way!
Arianna Fleur Kronreif
Head of Music, Performance & Film
Austrian Cultural Forum New York
Working with ENSEMBLE MISE-EN as a composer is incredible — they are a flexible and dynamic group who perform with command and charisma. I am honored to have had them perform and premiere my works!
My experience working with the ENSEMBLE MISE-EN artists was exceptional and one to remember. These are top-notch, serious musicians and artists, who’s dedication, expertise, thoroughness and skill make for a contemporary composer’s dream team. I couldn’t have wished for a better performance of my piece which was well prepared and rehearsed.
Bravo Moon and bravi Ensemble Mis-en!
You guys rock !!
I was so pleased to work with ensemble mise-en in Spring 2016, when they performed one of my works and led a residency with our student composers at the University of Illinois. Through a week-long tour, lots of concerts, hours of driving, tons of rehearsals, and little sleep, the mise-en players were complete professionals, with chops to burn and a sense of fun. They are all ace musicians, friendly, accommodating (even of weird composer requests) and committed to new music. Kudos!
Stephen Andrew Taylor
professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
professor, Bates College
It was a pleasure to work with ENSEMBLE MISE-EN during their featured appearance at the RED NOTE New Music Festival. MISE-EN was professional, friendly, and well-prepared for the Festival. Most importantly, these talented musicians brought impressive musicality and energy to their performances. I very much look forward to working with ENSEMBLE MISE-EN again in the near future.
Director of Red Note New Music Festival