VACANCY: Chair of Finance and General Purposes Committee, Scottish Ensemble

Scottish Ensemble’s Board of Trustees is looking to appoint a new member of the Board who will also serve as Chair of the Finance and General Purposes Committee. The Chair of the Finance and General Purposes Committee plays a key governance role for Scottish Ensemble (SE). The Committee reviews SE management accounts and financial planning… Read more »

Goldberg Variations – ternary patterns for insomnia premières in Sweden

The first performances of Goldberg Variations – ternary patterns for insomnia have been performed in Sweden – to standing ovations and critical acclaim. The project, a collaboration between Scottish Ensemble and contemporary Swedish dance company Andersson Dance, will be performed in the UK from Fri 13 to Sat 21 November, taking in Glasgow (13 &… Read more »

Scottish Ensemble win friends with spirited Bucharest debut (The Herald, 9/9/15)

  Written by Kate Molleson Published on Wednesday 9 September 2015 Read on The Herald website Photo: Vlad Eftenie Bucharest’s main concert hall is the Sala Palatului: a vast 1960s period piece upholstered in multiple shades of yellow and once used as the conference centre for Nicolae Ceausescu’s communist regime. The auditorium holds a mighty crowd of… Read more »

Job Vacancy: Project Manager

Fixed term 5-month freelance contract, with possibility of extension 3 office-based days per week (plus touring depending on candidate skills – please see job description for details) Fee dependent on experience Scottish Ensemble (SE), one of the UK’s leading ensembles, is widely recognised for its world-class performance standard and imaginative approach to artistic and creative… Read more »

Scottish Ensemble rethink their residencies (The Herald, June 2015)

Classical music writer Michael Tumelty shares his thoughts on the Scottish Ensemble residency programme in the second of a two-part commentary on the 2015-16 season in The Herald. Written by Michael Tumelty Published on Saturday 20 June 2015 Read on The Herald website The Scottish Ensemble, a 12-strong string orchestra that very much has its own niche… Read more »

Scottish Ensemble leap forward with new season programme (The Herald, June 2015)

Michael Tumelty, one of The Herald’s classical music writers, has written a wonderful outline, and a glowing endorsement, of what to expect from our recently-launched season. It’s great to see journalists and critics such as Michael not only intuitively understanding what we’re trying to do but also celebrating it. So thank you, Michael – and Ken Walton in The… Read more »

Introducing the 2015-16 season…

We are excited to reveal the Scottish Ensemble 15-16 season of events. From August 2015 to May 2016, we’ve planned what we hope will be an intriguing, exciting, entertaining and enlightening journey through the string repertoire. One of the absolute don’t-miss events has to be our second large-scale, cross-artform collaboration, Goldberg Variations. SE musicians will be… Read more »

SE Songbook at The Old Fruitmarket (The Herald)

Written by Michael Tumelty Published on Sunday 17 May 2015 Read on The Herald website **** THE loveliest night of the year, perhaps? You know, generally I would avoid like the plague being seen to presume what other people might think or like. Dangerous territory, when all of our responses to music are so individual and so… Read more »

SE Songbook at The Old Fruitmarket (TV Bomb)

Written by Alice Elms Published on Saturday 16 May 2015 Read on the TV Bomb website It’s an absolute deluge of treats that the Scottish Ensemble has prepared for its Songbook concert in Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket, one that celebrates a distinctive ten years of the group’s work with Jonathan Morton at its artistic helm. In an elaboration of prior ‘tea dance’ concerts, the ensemble… Read more »

Scottish Ensemble SE

Planning & Creative Learning Officer

Fixed term 9-month maternity leave contract, with the possibility for extension Scottish Ensemble (SE), one of the UK’s leading ensembles, is widely recognised for its world-class performance standard, and an imaginative approach to artistic and creative learning projects. We are looking to recruit a self-motivated, confident and enthusiastic individual to join our team as Planning… Read more »