The Up­beat

Composition Award for Children and Youth gives young people the opportunity to submit a musical composition or a draft of a composition and receive support to work out their ideas with the artists

The Upbeat hits again in 2023

The Upbeat is a co-operation project between Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre, Reykjavik Children’s Culture, Iceland University of the Arts, KrakkaRÚV (The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service’s children’s channel) and Reykjavik Music City.

The selected pieces will be finished in a workshop with the help of composers and music professionals. After this process the new musical compositions are performed by music professionals as a part of an ambitious and elegant concert programme in Harpa on the Children’s Culture Festival in Reykjavik.

All pieces performed at the concert will receive a the Upbeat Composition Award.

The project is open to everyone from the age 10 to 15.

Project manager: Elfa Lilja,, tel. +354 699 6789

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