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UK Music Announces Nominees For Outstanding MAP Graduate Awards

17.04.2023: UK Music has announced the nominees for this year’s Outstanding MAP Graduate Awards.

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17.04.2023: UK Music has announced the nominees for this year’s Outstanding MAP Graduate Awards.

The awards are given to students from our Music Academic Partnership to identify and recognise some of the most dynamic and successful individuals to come through MAP institutions.

The awards recognise students who have excelled in research, recording, performance, general musical life of the institution, wider musical life of the city/area, or business success or their community work.

The nominations are judged by members of UK Music’s Education and Skills Committee and Futures Group. Judges will take into consideration nominees university career, their career following graduation and potential to make an impact in the future.

The winners will be announced on Thursday April 27 at Liverpool Sound City. This year for the first time a new award for MAP Tutor of the Year will also be presented.

The full list of nominees can be found below:

Abby Meysenburg, LIPA
Charlotte King, Leeds Beckett University
Elizabeth Wood, University of Liverpool
Elysha Clay, Leeds Conservatoire
Ema Gazdik, University of Liverpool
Erin Mullican, Buckinghamshire New University
Gemma Chester, Leeds Beckett University
James Jarvis, Leeds Conservatoire
John Connearn, Coventry University
Kamila Bawol, BIMM
Kathleen Fitzpatrick-Milton, LCCM
Keely Liptrot, University of Gloucestershire
Laura James, University of Gloucestershire
Leah Tolksdorf, Solent University
Lily-May Symonds, Point Blank
Louis Coupe, Birmingham City University
Meg Shaw, LIPA
Sahil Batra, LCCM
Sarah Lee, Coventry University
Scarlett Thomas, Buckinghamshire New University
Sophia Photiou, Birmingham City University
Tendayi Mutongerwa, Point Blank

Each MAP member can nominate two students. You can read more about the nominees here.

The winner of the award will join the UK Music Futures Group. Find out more about the UK Music Futures Group here.

Find out more about our Music Academic Partnership here.

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