Bristol Ensemble is Bristol's professional chamber orchestra, and is renowned for its accessible, passionate, warm and virtuosic performances.The Bristol Ensemble holds a pivotal position in South West music, presenting a varied programme of concerts and events in the region's major venues. Formed as the Emerald Ensemble in 1994 by Roger Huckle, Bristol Ensemble is a musicians' collective, bringing together the best of the region's performers. We are particularly known for our collaborations with other art forms and our film and media work as well as our highly acclaimed contemporary music series Elektrostatic at the Colston Hall where we work with such artists as Gabriel Prokofiev, Juice, Get the Blessing, Charles Johnston and USA group Eighth Blackbird. We are proud of our active and innovative education programme, both with 'Preludes' in Bristol schools, and with our adult education arm 'all 4 music'. See the links on this site for further details.