Tuesday 16 January 2018

Award for DkIT music student

Stuart Anderson, a recent graduate of the BA (Hons) in Applied Music has been named as a Winning and Highly Commended Entrant at the Undergraduate Awards 2017.

Stuart, who has now completed his final year on the Applied Music course, received the award in recognition of an essay he completed entitled 'Debussy's Contribution to Western Art Music'. This essay was part of an elective module entitled 'Contemporary Music Seminar: Europe and the USA' taught by DkIT lecturer, Georgina Hughes.

Speaking about the announcement, Georgina Hughes said: "Stuart's achievement is a reflection of the thriving academic environment in the music department at DkIT. Students are offered the opportunity to explore a broad range of musicological disciplines throughout their course of study."

This year the Undergraduate Awards (UA) received 6,472 papers to the programme and a student paper from DkIT has been selected by an international panel as among the very best.

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