Notes From Scotland 2017

The RSNO's national young composers competition returns!

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In partnership with the National Trust for Scotland, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra is inviting young, budding composers aged 12–18 to write a two to five minute piece of music for an instrumental trio, quartet or quintet of their choice, inspired by one some of the country's most incredible landmarks.

The five National Trust for Scotland sites are

  •  Culzean Castle, Ayrshire
  • Glencoe, The Highlands
  • Hill House, Argyll & Bute
  • Newhailes, Edinburgh
  • House of Dun, Angus

The overall winner will be announced on Saturday 17 June 2017 at the RSNO New Home Auditorium in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall during a live final, where all five semi-finalists will have their pieces performed and recorded by musicians from the RSNO.

Closing date for entries is Wednesday 17th May 2017.
For more information on entering or to submit a piece visit or call the Engage Team on 0141 225 3584.

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