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THE LIAM COLGAN
MUSIC FUND

JOHN PRESTON OPEN AWARDS

In association with the John Preston Memorial Fund we have launched two open awards for young musicians in the Highlands & Islands:

  • Young Musician 2021 (entries now closed)

  • Young Songwriter 2021 (open until 18th February 2022)

These awards are open to anyone between 16 and 30 years, domiciled in the Highlands and Islands including senior school pupils and students in further / higher education.

The purpose is to support and encourage the development of musical ability and excellence in performing and song writing. 

Applicants for both awards are invited to submit a recording of their entry which will be considered by a panel of professional musicians and songwriters for each award.  

Closing Dates for Entries:

           Young Musician 2021:   Closed

           Young Songwriter 2021:  18th February 2022

If you are interested in registering an entry for this year's awards or receiving an information pack then click here or scan the QR Code below to open our online registration app.

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The Liam Colgan Music Fund

John Preston Open Awards

Young Musician 2021

To be presented to the young musician (instrumentalist or singer) residing or studying in the Highlands and Islands in recognition of their outstanding performances.

 

Award: £500 

Please click below to register your interest in taking part in the Young Musician Award 2021 and get further details, along with an application form.

The Liam Colgan Music Fund

John Preston Open Awards

Young
Songwriter 2021

To be presented to the young songwriter(s) residing or studying in the Highlands and Islands who has (have) written the best original, unpublished song.

Award: £500 

 

Please click below to register your interest in taking part in the Young Songwriter Award 2021 and get further details, along with an application form.