Scottish Composition Marathon 2013 & 2014

Sarah was selected to take part in both the second and third of the Scottish Music Centre’s Composition Marathons. The Marathons took place on 23rd-24th March 2013, and 8th-9th March 2014 respectively, and finished with concerts at The Arches, Glasgow.

Inspired by New York based collective, Bang On A Can’s iconic Performance Marathons, this project challenged ten composers, selected through application, to compose a new work for professional premiere in less than 24 hours.

In 2013, Sarah was paired with Scottish ensemble, Daniel’s Beard, and wrote ‘Shadow Play’.

In 2014, she was paired with Ensemble Thing.


  • Shadow Play – chamber ensemble
  • The Night With All Its Terrors – chamber ensemble