The award exists to encourage young musicians to take up a career in traditional music, the winner receives a recording session with BBC Scotland, a performance at the Scots Trad Music Awards and one year’s membership of the Musician’s Union.
Entrants must download an application form and send it along with a 10-minute recording of their playing, a short biography and paragraph explaining their commitment to a career in traditional music. An adjudication panel will choose 12 semi-finalists based on their ability.
Deadline: Friday 1 July 2011
For more information and application form visit www.bbc.co.uk/radioscotland/youngtradmusician2012/