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Composition student achieves number 2 in the Classical Music chart

Fri 9 December 2016

Ailie Robertson reached number 2 in the iTunes Classical Music chart with her new single Haven.

Composer and harpist Ailie is currently studying for a PhD in composition at Trinity Laban. As a composer with a background in traditional music, Ailie’s work continually bridges the divide between traditional and contemporary music by bringing the past and present together authentically.

Ailie’s honours include winning the Scottish Chamber Orchestra Composition Prize and the Sofia International Composition Competition, and coming second in the 14th International Oslo Grieg Competition. She has received commissions and awards from Creative Scotland, Enterprise Music Scotland, Culture Ireland, Distil, Celtic Connections and the BBC Performing Arts Fund, along with residencies at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and Berwick Sound.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance offers the research degrees of MPhil and PhD. For more information about Trinity Laban’s research degrees and composition department, visit our Study pages.

Listen to Ailie Robertson’s new single Haven on Soundcloud: