Junior clarsach competition announced

We are delighted to announce that the 2019 Clan Donald Junior Clarsàch Competition will take place at Armadale Castle on Saturday 16 March. The competition is open to all clàrsach players/learners under the age of 18.

Categories and prizes

Primary school age (competitors should be minimum Grade 2 standard)

  • Clàrsach solo
  • Clàrsach with voice
  • Clàrsach duet with any other instrument
  • Own composition for clàrsach

Secondary school age (competitors should be minimum Grade 3 standard)

  • Clàrsach solo
  • Clàrsach with voice
  • Clàrsach duet with any other instrument
  • Own composition for clàrsach

There will be a first prize of £50 for each competition.  The winner of the Kate MacDonald Memorial Prize for Best Junior Clàrsach, awarded to the best performer on the day, will receive £200 and a targe.

How to enter

To enter, or for further information, please email your details to Mary Strachan by 2 March 2019. Please include your child’s name, age and which category/categories they wish to enter. Competitors should be under 18 (age at 1 June 2019).

The competition will take place at the Stables Cafe, Armadale Castle at 2pm on Saturday 16 March 2019.