Applications Now Open for Young Composer Award 2018


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 12, 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 2019.


 Applications are open till 5pm on October 31st 2018. Click here to apply.


The Clarsach Society is most grateful to the Imlay Foundationwhose generous donation is supporting this Award


Aiden Lochrin, The Young Composer Award Winner 2017 – with Rachel Groves playing his Clarsach Composition