The Iain Macleòid Young Composer Award
The Young Composer Award is an annual competition based award issued by The Clarsach Society. In 2018, the award name was updated in memory of John Macleod. The Award is now called The Iain Macleòid Young Composer Award.
Composers aged between 16 & 25 years of age are invited to present an original piece of music lasting no longer than 10, and no less than 8 minutes, suitable for:
a) Solo Clarsach/Non-pedal harp
b) Clarsach/Non-pedal harp and up to 3 other instruments and/or voices
The award is £500 plus a premiere performance at the Edinburgh International Harp Festival.
The deadline for the award is on the 31st of October each year.
Applications and submissions of music are now open for 2019-20