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Senior Clàrsach Competition now open for entries

The Clan Donald Lands Trust is delighted to announce its new senior clàrsach competition,  the Princess Margaret of the Isles Memorial Prize for Senior Clàrsach. The competition is generously supported by the Glencoe Foundation.

The competition is open to adults aged 19 and over. Candidates should prepare a 25 minute recital, which should include a variety of Scottish styles, traditional and contemporary. A new composition by the candidate should be part of the recital.

Four successful candidates will then be selected to perform at Armadale Castle in front of an audience and a panel of judges on 16 June 2018.

The winner will receive a prize of £2000 and each of the 4 finalists will receive a £1000 appearance fee.

HOW TO ENTER: Entries can be submitted by email in MP3 format by 15 April 2018, or for larger files send using WeTransfer or Dropbox. Please send to and 

For further information contact: 01471 822262

We will also be running our annual Clan Donald Junior Clàrsach Competition. Deadline for this is 3 March – enquiries to or

Posted: 10.1.18