Mindfulness training for teachers

Calling all secondary teachers of Glasgow! Scottish Ensemble are offering two after-school sessions for teachers exploring music and mindfulness.  With all the challenges of recent times we know that teachers and pupils alike have experienced increased stress and anxiety in their lives. Mindfulness is a wonderful tool to help us respond to these feelings, and… Read more »

Keeping you safe and comfortable at Common Sound

News on our Covid safety measures and performance formats We absolutely can’t wait to be reunited with audiences across Scotland this October, with our first live indoor performances since the Spring of 2020. We know though that for many of you this might be the first time you’ve considered returning to an indoor performance. That’s… Read more »

Announcing…Common Sound.

We return to live, in-person performances across Scotland As we return to the stage across Scotland, we do it by asking some questions. What is so special about gathering for live performance? What is powerful about the collective experience; listening to music together? And what effect does an audience have on the actual performance? To… Read more »

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Kick-start your career in music and the arts

We’re today starting our hunt for the newest members of the Scottish Ensemble team, as we recruit for two brand-new roles: Development Assistant and Marketing Assistant.

First Light

Last chance to watch First Light!

Ahead of First Light going offline at midnight on 7 August, we had a chat with the Director Richard Watson to hear about his experiences first hand “Working with Scottish Ensemble has been not only a fun experience, but It has also given me the opportunity to experiment and develop my craft. “With any project,… Read more »

The Scottish Classical Music Green Guide is here!

We’re proud to be a founding member of the Scottish Classical Sustainability Group – a collective that won the Environmental Sustainability Award at the 2021 Scottish Awards for New Music hosted by New Music Scotland. The group is delighted to announce that the Scottish Classical Music Green Guide is out now. A free guide written… Read more »

20th Century Perspectives

New vacancies: join our team

We’re currently recruiting for the roles of Development Lead (part-time) and Marketing and Communications Manager These are key roles in the Scottish Ensemble team and both will play an important part in our organisation’s growth and development over the next few years as we move forward from our 50th anniversary celebrations. Development Lead is a… Read more »

Live music is back: outdoor performances this July!

Join us Live at No.40 for Sound Bites Finally, it is time to be reunited and enjoy that warm feeling of listening to live music with others. We’re delighted to be part of the Live at No.40 cultural hub with Scottish Opera and Citizens Theatre to perform in the dedicated, safe outdoor space, and we… Read more »

Bringing light and energy to your home this spring

We’re delighted to be able to continue to connect with you online in 2021 and have some uplifting and positive news of what we have planned this season as we emerge from the dark winter months. We’re putting wellness centre stage with brand new events aimed at enhancing wellbeing through both music, and techniques and… Read more »

Free online concert for pupils at home or in school

Join us for Sound Space on 25 February! We know that many of you have had to transform your kitchen tables into classrooms in the last year as you’ve had to juggle home schooling with all of life’s other responsibilities, so this month join us with your children for a free lunchtime concert! Our last… Read more »

Vacancy: part-time self-employed bookkeeper

In an unprecedented year for the world and the arts sector, Scottish Ensemble has successfully maximised its flexible and innovative model, responding to the new urgent needs of its audiences. Adapting its work for the digital sphere (as it looks to find a bold new filmic language for classical music), developing its programmes in Music… Read more »

Opportunity: could you help upgrade our website?

We’re looking to work with an agency or individual in the coming months to redesign our current site as it does not currently showcase our brand and our work to their full extent. Within the classical music industry, SE is known as an innovator; our website should reflect this reputation. We would like to undertake… Read more »