Major award for Lanark harpist Elinor Nicholson

Elinor (19), who now studies at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, bagged the award at the Edinburgh Competition Festival where she claimed the Traves Trophy and a gold medal for a 30-minute recital on concert harp and clarsach.

The competition is open to amateur musicians of all ages and was held over two days.

For more on this, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette.

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