Stuart MacRae's Edinburgh appointmentYoung Scottish composer Stuart MacRae has been appointed Edinburgh Festival Creative Fellow for 2005/06. He will take up the post on 1st April and will be working on a commission for the Edinburgh International Festival 2006.
The post was created by the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh and MacRae is the first composer to have won the post.
Brian McMaster, Festival Director, said: "The Festival Fellowship is a unique opportunity to involve artists in a cross disciplinary group of creative minds. It gives an artist space to work on a new project. We look forward to hearing the results".
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