Thirteen year old Declan, from Airdrie, won the South Lanarkshire outstanding award for music when he was only 11.
Declan is passionate about his music and plays both the alto saxophone and piano. He participates in the swingband, senior concert band, junior concert band, saxophone quartet and ensemble in his school.
Declan comes from a musical family and his sister Lauren, also a Dewar Arts Awardee, is in the RSAMD
Youthworks programme with him. Like Lauren, Declan was accepted into the programme when he was nine. He is deeply involved in the RSAMD Junior Academy, and whilst still young, shows considerable musical potential.
How the Award Helped
The Dewar Arts Award has contributed towards the costs of attending the RSAMD Youthworks to ensure that Declan can continue his musical activities.