One of the popular Youth Competitions that is run every year

Young Musician.

Music is an international language and this competition provides an opportunity to demonstrate musical skills. 


the experience of performing on a public stage

an opportunity to showcase their musical talent

impartial feedback and assessment of their performance by experienced adjudicators

Who can take part? Same as before

all schools

home educated

other young people’s community organisations



Scout Groups/Girl Guides

There are two distinct categories in this competition:

Solo instrumental

Solo vocal

In Young Musician the two categories – instrumental and vocal – are each for participants of all ages.  The only rider is that participants must be age 17 or under on 31 August 2017.

This is a four-stage competition

           Local Heats September to December with notification of interest in the District final to Sheena Macgillivray by Saturday 16th December 2017

           District Final – North Inch Community Campus Auditorium, Gowans Terrace, Perth, PH1 5BF on Saturday 24th February 2018

          Regional Final – The Stevenson Hall, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100, Renfrew St., Glasgow. G2 3DB on Sunday 15th April 2018

           National Final Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, on Saturday 19th May 2018

For more information, contact Sheena MacGillivray

Please find the 2017/18 Information Pack Here