A national composition competition for 12 - 18 year olds from the

Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the National Trust for Scotland.

The third annual national competition for 12-18 year-olds, Notes from Scotland, invites applications from the countries’ budding composers.


Deadline for entries - Wednesday 24th May 2017


This is a fantastic idea to engage young people in composition and to bring them together with existing composers and musicians to pass on their knowledge and skills. I’m sure it will be an invaluable experience for all concerned.
— Craig Armstrong, Composer (The Great Gatsby, Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge, Ray, Love Actually)
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