The first Scottish Awards for New Music happened on the 8th March 2017 in Drygate Brewery, Glasgow.
There were over a hundred and eighty nominations submitted by artists, audience members and the general public, reinforcing the depth and breadth of new music activity in Scotland. Nominations ranged from amateur musicians and emerging artists, to major organisations and household names and covered a wide-range of new music.
The winners and shortlisted nominations for the Scottish Awards for New Music 2017 are:
Since it was the Day of Preparation… – Sir James MacMillan / Hebrides Ensemble / Synergy Vocals (Delphian)
Ūhte – Henry MacPherson / RCS (RCS / BBC Scotland)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Award for Community / Education Project
New Music Scotland would like to thank all funders and sponsors of the first Scottish Awards for New Music.