Crash Ensemble are a group of 10 musicians; Violin, Viola, Cello, Double/ Electric Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Trombone, Percussion, Piano, Electric Guitar. Mainly Irish (born or adopted), many of the group have been with Crash since its founding in 1997, or joined a few years later.
Cellist, Kate Ellis is the ensemble's Artistic Director. Composer Donnacha Dennehy founded the ensemble and is our Artistic Partner.
As an amplified ensemble our production crew are also a key part of the group.
We are based in Dublin, Ireland.