The UK's only professional string orchestra based in Scotland delivering classical music experiences which are powerful, challenging and rewarding experiences for everyone.
The Scottish Ensemble re-defines the string orchestra, inspiring audiences in Scotland and beyond with powerful, challenging and rewarding classical music experiences.
We believe in versatility, experimentation and entrepreneurialism, both on and off stage
We integrated life-long learning and professional development into all our activities
We are committed to the communities which support us and to Scotland's cultural stature and creative identity
We believe that creative collaboration enriches our projects for artists and audiences alike
Scottish Ensemble aims to:
- To make our performances accessible to everyone by touring widely and delivering a full programme of off-platform and outreach activity.
- Contribute to and enrich the rich heritage of British string music by performing works from this canon and commissioning emerging talent in this country to create new works for our forces.
- To re-define the string orchestra by making bold programming choices, collaborating across boundaries of genre and geography and though experimentation.
Established: July 1969
Board members: 12
Full time staff: 4
Part time staff: 2
Phone number: 0141 332 4747
Address: Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow G2 3JDView charity accounts on the Scottish Charity Commission website
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