Creative Exchange

Our next Creative Exchange will run from the 6th - 9th of March 2017.  The residency will include string quartets Fauna and the Brodick Quartet as well as the Monzani Trio comprising of flute, violin and cello.

‘Creative Exchange’ is our peer exchange residency in Crear, rural Argyll which provides time to rehearse, relax, plan, create and research your ideas with access to central support from EMS.

The aims of Creative Exchange are:

•        to provide creative space and place to explore new projects and ideas

•        to encourage conversation and collaboration

•        to support ensembles in their development  

As well as excellent rehearsal spaces, participating ensembles will be provided with accommodation (comfy beds and beautiful views) and meals (tasty food and creative conversations).

"The residency was a brilliant experience. I feel so relaxed and inspired as a result of it."

“The Creative Exchange provided us with some valuable time away - time to create and reflect, away from the usual distractions of every day life. It was wonderful to have the opportunity to do some intensive work in a beautiful and peaceful location. And best of all, the chance to swap and discuss ideas with other musicians.”

Creative Exchange 2015