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Congratulations to Helen Charlston (Trinity College), who has won the 2018 London Handel Singing Competition

Former PhD Composition student David Roche had a piece commissioned by James Dyson and premiered at Cadogen Hall, London, on Sunday 25 February. Performed by the Orion orchestra, it incorporates various vacuums, fans, and dryers! Read more about the piece here.

James Brady (Churchill College, 2007), has won The Musicians' Company 2018 Eddie Harvey Jazz Arranger's Award for his arrangement for big band of Billy Strayhorn's Lush Life.

Christopher Willis (Clare College), has won best original score for a comedy film for The Death of Stalin at the 2018 International Film Music Critics Awards

Alex Tay (King's College, 2012) has been selected as one of the 2018 LSO Panufnik Composers.

Hiroshi Amako (Trinity College, 2011) has won the Royal Academy of Music Patrons' Award following a recital at Wigmore Hall in 2018.

Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian (Girton College) has won the Contemporary Jazz Composition category of the British Composer Awards 2017 for composition Muted Lines.

Matilda Lloyd has won the Eric Aubier International Trumpet Competition 2017.

Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian (Girton College) has been nominated under the Chamber Ensemble and Contemporary Jazz Composition categories of the British Composer Awards 2017 for compositions, Khadambi's House and Muted Lines.

Ed Hughes has been nominated under the Amateur or Young Performer category of the British Composer Awards 2017 for his composition, The Feast That Went Off With A Bang.

Christian Mason has been nominated under the Small Chamber category of the British Composer Awards 2017 for his composition, Tuvan Songbook.

Anna Harvey (Jesus College, 2007) has won the Oratorio Prize and Audience Prize at the 51st International Vocal Competition at ’s-Hertogenbosch.

Emma Kavanagh (Jesus College, 2013) has been selected as the Europe Regional Winner in the Music, Film and Theatre category of the 2017 Undergraduate Awards. Her paper was entitled Rondo and Retrospection: Musical Structure and Narrativity in Dvorák's The Water Goblin.

Misha Mullov-Abbado (Gonville & Caius, 2009) has been selected as the jazz musician for the BBC's New Generation Artists programme 2017–19.

Michael Mofidian (Jesus College) has won the 2017 Pavarotti Prize at the Royal Academy of Music.

Ben Glassberg (Girton College, 2012) has won the Besançon International Competition for Young Conductors.