Iain Macleòid Young Composer Award

The Iain Macleòid Young Composer Award is an annual competition named in memory of John Macleod.

Composers aged between 16 & 25 years of age are invited to submit an original piece of music –  lasting no longer than 10 and no less than 8 minutes – suitable for:

a) Solo Clarsach / Lever harp


b) Clarsach / Lever harp and up to 3 other instruments and/or voices.

The award is £500 plus a premiere performance at the Edinburgh International Harp Festival.

We are now open for submissions of music for 2020.

Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully before applying.

All submissions should be sent to office@clarsachsociety.co.uk by 5pm on 30th October 2020.