The Muslim Choral Ensemble, Sri Lanka

The Muslim Choral Ensemble is the first Muslim ensemble in South Asia devoted exclusively to music of the Muslim world. Drawing inspiration from the Islamic music tradition which spans more than a millennium, the MCE’s main focus is to perform an often neglected part of Muslim culture. The founding of the Muslim Choral Ensemble is a watershed event in the cultural life of Sri Lanka. It has garnered reviews and critical acclamation from an audience which was exposed to the Muslim musical tradition for the first time.