Applications are invited for the post of Aboyne Young Artist 2018.

This is open to anyone who has attended the Aboyne cello festival, and is under the age of 30 on the 1st April 2018.  Previous recipients of the award are not eligible.

To apply: Please submit a digital recording of your playing. We would like between 10 and 15 minutes – at least 2 contrasting pieces to demonstrate different aspects of your playing, with or without accompaniment, and it can be an audio or video file. At least one piece should be from your suggested programme -see below.

The recipient of the award will have a scholarship to the 2018 festival, a recital during the festival, and several engagements through the course of the following year.

Please also send a brief CV with teaching and performing experience and a suggested programme for an evening recital to

Gemma Connor – Young Artist 2016