Emma Smith - Violin

Emma founded and led the experimental string quartet, The Elysian Quartet. Together they played in a multitude of diverse scenarios across the globe:  concert halls, theatres, sweaty clubs, a volcano, helicopters, wild meadows, beaches, fire sculptures, forests and once in a barn being dive bombed by bats.

They have worked with Meredith Monk, Keith Tippett, Lau and Kate Tempest to name a few. Emma has also recorded and toured on violin, bass guitar, clarinet and vocals with many groups, including: Mercury nominees Basquiat Strings, Imogen Heap, James Yorkston, Kate Tempest, Bryan Ferry, Jon Hopkins, Hot Chip, Meilyr Jones, Bonobo, Serafina Steer, Badly Drawn Boy, David Holmes and her own band, Geese.