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THE MALCOLM ARNOLD JUNIOR ESSAY PRIZE 2019

The competition for the Malcolm Arnold Junior Essay Prize 2019 is now closed.  Thanks to all those who entered.  The prize was judged by Dr Timothy Bowers  of the Royal Academy of Music, and music educationalist and composer Paul Harris

This year’s winner was Thomas Nettle (Wells Cathedral School), with an essay entitled ‘Malcolm Arnold’s 1954 Incidental Music to ‘The Tempest’: a proposition for a concert suite’.  Many congratulations to Thomas.

Please keep an eye on this page for forthcoming details of future Arnold Essay Prizes.

Previous winners:

2017 (junior prize) – Isaac Adni (Westminster School), “Malcolm Arnold’s concertos: masterpieces of mélange”
2017 (main prize) – Eleanor Fox (KCL), “‘just great’: Malcolm Arnold Clarinet Concerto no. 2, op. 115”