The Martyn Bennett Prize for Traditional Music Composition

Named in honour of the acclaimed composer/multi instrumentalist Martyn Bennett, this new competition is open to all Scottish-based musicians to create a new 5 – 10 minute long composition that shows its roots in traditional music. The winner will receive £2000, the runner up £1000 and all finalists’ work will be performed at The Queen’s Hall on Saturday 14 September. Full information and application forms are available on the website. Closing date Monday 12 August 2013.