Scottish Ensemble musicians Jonathan Morton, Daniel Pioro, Jane Atkins and Diane Clark performing in a primary school

Scottish Ensemble takes part in The Big Give Christmas Challenge appeal

Support Scottish Ensemble in The Big Give Christmas Challenge from 3-10 December 2019 and your donation will be doubled We’re thrilled to be taking part in The Big Give’s 2019 Christmas Challenge. If you’re not familiar with the initiative, The Big Give works by collecting pledges from donors, which are then used to match public… Read more »

Dancers and musicians together on stage

Vacancy – Producer

Job vacancy: Scottish Ensemble is looking for a part-time Producer to join the team. Deadline: Fri 22 November.

Musicians with bows in the air at Prelude - skydiving from a dream

Vacancy – Freelance Photographer

Applications for this post are now closed About us SE is Scotland’s pioneering string orchestra, a collective of outstanding musicians who champion music for strings. We regularly collaborate with musicians from other genres, artists from other forms and creative minds from non-musical disciplines, creating imaginative live events that straddle boundaries between genres. Across our 2019-20 season… Read more »

Photograph of Scottish Ensemble musicians arriving at venue

Performing at Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival

Scottish Ensemble invited for three performances at Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival We were thrilled to be invited to perform at this year’s Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, in northernmost Germany. Each year the festival chooses to focus the events around a certain composer, and with their 2019 programme celebrating Bach, we were invited to treat the festival’s… Read more »

Scottish Ensemble announces its 50th Anniversary Season

Scottish Ensemble is thrilled to reveal the details of its 2019/20 Season, celebrating the string orchestra’s 50th anniversary. View the 2019/20 Brochure (mobile)View the 2019/20 Brochure (desktop)View the events online Spanning August 2019 to June 2020, our 2019-20 season is bursting at the seams with new, imaginative and thought-provoking events which we’re looking forward to… Read more »

RE-ADVERTISEMENT: Vacancy – Audience Development Officer (ADO) – The Bridge

Applications are now closed Audience Development Officer for The Bridge Freelance position The Bridge is a 2-year project, supported by Creative Europe, in which four professional classical music organisations from across Europe will explore, share and develop ideas around artistic innovation and audience diversity in the classical music sector, as well as initiate a European String Ensembles Network.    With guidance from PLMF Music Trust in Estonia,… Read more »

VACANCY: Project Manager for The Bridge (European strings network / festival)

Applications are now closed Project Manager for The Bridge Part-time, fixed term position Funded by Creative Europe, The Bridge is a new 2-year project in which four professional classical music organisations from across Europe will explore, share and develop ideas around artistic innovation and audience diversity in the classical music sector. As well as initiating a… Read more »

Scottish Ensemble team up with innovative European partners to launch new international network and three-day festival

Scottish Ensemble is thrilled to announce the launch of The Bridge, a major new European network and three-day festival of string music in May 2020 Supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, The Bridge is a collaboration between Scottish Ensemble (UK), Ensemble Resonanz (Germany), Trondheim Soloists (Norway) and PLMF Music Trust (Estonia)…. Read more »

Vacancy: Head of Development (part-time)

Applications now closed Scottish Ensemble Head of Development Part-time (0.6) permanent position SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE PERFORMING GOLDBERG VARIATIONS – TERNARY PATTERNS FOR INSOMNIA, A COLLABORATION WITH ANDERSSON DANCE Scottish Ensemble (SE) is one of the most innovative and outward-looking music ensembles in Europe. From performances with classical singers and instrumentalists to those with visual artists, choreographers,… Read more »

Vacancy: General Manager (full-time)

Applications now closed Scottish Ensemble General Manager Full-time permanent position SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE PERFORMING GOLDBERG VARIATIONS – TERNARY PATTERNS FOR INSOMNIA, A COLLABORATION WITH ANDERSSON DANCE Fresh from performances of a major cross-artform collaboration at The Barbican Centre, London, and as it embarks on detailed planning for its 50th-anniversary season (in 2019-20), Scottish Ensemble (SE) is… Read more »

Scottish Ensemble and Anna Meredith release new single

Scottish Ensemble and Anna Meredith release Stoop, the first single from their new collaborative album   We’re very excited to release the first single from our new collaborative album with Anna Meredith. Anno is a composition by Anna Meredith, commissioned by Scottish Ensemble and Spitalfields Music in 2016. Interspersing movements from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with… Read more »