The Young Composer Award is an annual competition based award issued by The Clarsach Society.
Composers aged between 16 & 25 years of age are invited to present an original piece of music lasting no longer than 15, and no less than 10 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 37th Edinburgh International Harp Festival in 2018.
The deadline for the 2017 Award is 30th November 2017
You can read the guildelines and apply here.
Read a report from Rachel Groves, winner of the 2016 Award, here.