Residency Project


Supported by EMS, current Residency Project artists Alison McNeill and Sasha Savaloni recently visited Spain where they researched and received expert coaching in Spanish Song. Find out more about their trip by following the link below to our blog. 

Alison McNeill and Sasha Savaloni - Spanish Song

About the Residency Project

Enterprise Music Scotland is dedicated to life-long learning and development and has a general remit for artistic excellence in Scotland. Through the Residency Project, EMS provides emerging Scottish based chamber ensembles with unique development opportunities.

The Residency Project provides the opportunity for the successful ensemble to perform, collaborate and develop as a group, whilst receiving professional support from EMS.
The two year project offers:
• Three residential coaching and rehearsing sessions per year from top specialist chamber musicians
• Up to £750 in development funds
• Advice and support on marketing, PR and administrative & business procedures
• The opportunity to work collaboratively on a commissioned new work.
• Education training and workshop opportunities
• Two Scottish tours performing paid engagements at venues across the country.

“An axis for talent and nurturing talent, providing a wonderful opportunity for promising chamber groups”
Will Conway
Artistic director Hebrides Ensemble & principal cello, Chamber Orchestra of Europe

“Perfect for developing as an ensemble… amazing and inspiring”
Maxwell Quartet
Residency Project recipients 2011–13

The next auditions for the Residency Project will take place in Summer 2017. Applications will open in Spring 2017.

Watch a short video about the Residency Project here

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