Scottish Awards for New Music 2019

Following on from 2017 and 2018, New Music Scotland are pleased to launch the third annual Scottish Awards for New Music.  Created by New Music Scotland with support from the National Lottery through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund, EVM and The Good Spirits Company the awards will celebrate and champion the highest standards and achievements of Scotland’s composers, musicians, sound artists, programmers, producers and ensembles. They will highlight and showcase the innovative, experimental and ground-breaking work taking place in Scotland, as well as the depth and breadth of the country’s contemporary music scene.

Join us to celebrate the wonderful variety and quality of work being created in Scotland and/or by Scottish artists.



  • The Dorico Award for Small Scale New Work sponsored by Steinberg (1-10 performers)
  • Large Scale New Work (11+ performers)
  • New Music Recording of the Year
  • EVM Award for Electroacoustic/Sound Art Work
  • Collaboration in New Music
  • Community/Education Project
  • Contribution to New Music in Scotland
  • New Music Performer(s) of the Year
  • Creative Programming
  • The Good Spirits Company award for Innovation in New Folk Music sponsored
  • Innovation in New Jazz Music
  • Making It Happen


Early bird £25, £30 after shortlist is announced (April 2019)

tickets include a welcome drink and two course meal.

Forthcoming Dates
Scottish Awards for New Music 2019 Drygate Brewing Co