Arnold was a leading trumpet player of his time, and this year’s theme is:
Malcolm Arnold and his contribution to music for brass
The Malcolm Arnold Essay Prize is for students and is intended to encourage exploration into Arnold’s work and to reflect on the experience of performing his music.
The Malcolm Arnold Trust supports the Prize.
The completed essay, between 2500 and 3500 words, should be typed in double spacing and sent to email@example.com by 1st August. The adjudicators will be Dr Timothy Bowers and Paul Harris, and the winner will be announced in September. The author of the winning essay will receive £300, and the essay will be published in Maestro, the annual magazine of the Malcolm Arnold Society.